Archive for November, 2014

Annal Nayyar blogs guidance on improving the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils

The Department for Education has on 27 November 2014  published guidance on promoting British values in schools to ensure young people leave school prepared for life in modern Britain.   The guidance aims to help both independent and state-maintained schools understand their responsibilities in this area. All have a duty to ‘actively promote’ the fundamental [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs A list showing all academy trusts that have received pre-warning notice or warning notice letters from the Department for Education about poor performance

Letters to academies about poor performance Increasing the number of academies and free schools to create a better and more diverse school system

We work with Annal Nayyar to support our financial procedures in school, and this support has been a blessing.

We work with Annal to support our financial procedures in school, and this support has been a blessing. I am now confident as a head teacher that our financial procedures are robust and sound, we are planning ahead effectively and are able to demonstrate that we provide value for money. The major head ache that [...]

Annal Nayyar -As Borough Treasurer I worked with Annal for over ten years. During that time he always delivered a quality product within the agreed timetable.

  As Borough Treasurer I worked with Annal for over ten years. During that time he always delivered a quality product within the agreed timetable.  In my experience his commitment to the organisation and the task is second to none. In any project I would proactively seek him to add him to the team.  

Annal Nayyar reports Information: changes to EduBase

The Department for Education is changing EduBase to show the relationship between sponsors/trusts and their individual academies. They will include an item in the e-bulletin by the New Year to confirm this change has happened. In the meantime, please check and update your academy’s information on EduBase including making sure your headteacher’s name is up [...]

Annal Nayyar reports Information: Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) applications

You can now view the Condition Improvement Fund webinar to hear answers to questions about CIF from EFA capital experts. Applications for CIF open today. The deadline for completed applications is 3pm on 19 December. We have published a document with screen shots showing the CIF online application to help technical and other advisers who [...]

Annal Nayyar reports – Information: review of related party transactions in academy trusts

The Education Funding Agency has published a report on related party transactions, based on its review of all such transactions disclosed in academy trusts’ 2012 to 2013 financial statements. In the report you can find case studies and further information to help your trust comply with the requirements.

Annal Nayyar report Submitting your academy trust’s value for money statement

All academy trusts open on or before 31 August 2014 need to submit their value for money statements to EFA by 31 December 2014. This year, submission is through an online form, which covers the same information as last year’s Microsoft Word template. The EFA  have published a guide to submitting your value for money [...]

Annal Nayyar report Amendment to the pensions note in the Academies Accounts Direction

The EfA have published a short document setting out an amendment to the pensions and similar obligations note in the 2013 to 2014 Academies Accounts Direction. The pensions note includes enhanced disclosures reflecting the latest valuation of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS). While trusts are not required to amend their financial statements due 31 December [...]

Annal Nayyar report Submitting your academy trust’s accounts

All academy trusts incorporated before 1 March 2014 must submit audited accounts for the period ending 31 August 2014 to EFA by 31 December 2014. EFA have published a guide to submitting your trust’s audited accounts. You should read this guide before submitting your accounts, as the process has changed. You will need to complete [...]