BFRO cancelled: what are the implications for MAT in-year forecasting and budgeting?

The unprecedented situation facing Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) in responding to Covid-19 took another unexpected turn when the Department for Education (DfE) announced it had cancelled “all but the most essential data collections” to “help reduce the burden” on Trusts and…

Top five tips for robust MAT budgeting

Creating a budget for a group of schools across different phases and local contexts, with the potential to also be spread across multiple local authorities, is by no means an easy task. The sheer variety of areas that require in-depth…

MAT budgeting: to centralise or not to centralise?

Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) have come a long way in the past few years and there are a growing number of Trusts that have started the financial centralisation journey. The Kreston Academies Benchmark report, published in January, highlighted that larger more…

Introducing IMP Software a market leading MAT finance solution

Software can transform processes and enable organisations to greatly increase their operational effectiveness and efficiency, and we want the IMP Planner to be that system. Software should ‘just work’. It should be clever, simple to use, yet flexible enough to…

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