Support and services that The Schools Finance team can offer to academies.
There are guidance notes for schools that are considering academy status which can be found here: Academy finance guide (pdf format, 311Kb) (This is also available from the Academies conversion guide site which can be found here.)
SAP, finance and payroll service for academies
Upon conversion, academies will transfer SAP, finance and payroll services to their preferred supplier. Often services are offered by Trusts and converting schools will be well aware of the options in good time to convert but to avoid complications and delays, it is important to consider these options well in advance of the transfer date.