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Financial benchmarking for primary and secondary schools.
Budgeting and financial information for schools in Kent.
A simple calculator to give an estimate of how much you can save by switching from cheque to BACS (online) payments to suppliers.
Providing assurance to auditors of the controls in place to manage school resources.
Corporate (purchase) card forms and guidance notes.
Finance Cycle for schools
Finance information groups
Find finance training on CPD Online.
Guidance for schools on maintaining accurate records and adhering to financial controls.
Guidance for those managing school bank accounts
The scheme sets out the financial relationship between the Authority and the maintained schools that it funds.
A financial risk register should be created by all Kent maintained schools for budget setting which is then approved and reviewed regularly.
The Schools Financial Services offers guidance for schools on managing budgets and resources.
Guidance on VAT and Income Tax.