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advice to educational institutions

Academies & Education

Our experts deliver valuable advice to educational institutions including independent and voluntary aided schools, as well as new Single Academy Trusts and Multi Academy Trusts.

As registered charities, independent schools and academies face very similar financial issues.

These relate to financial systems and internal reporting, as well as regulatory requirements for statutory accounts and specialist auditing.

We can help in a number of crucial areas:

  • As budgets come under more and more pressure, our extensive experience of advising charities and not-for-profit organisations delivers substantial and sustainable financial benefits
  • We have assisted independent schools, voluntary aided schools, and an increasing number of academies, through our integrated service range that encompasses statutory audit, budgeting, tax, VAT, and cash flow planning
  • Our hands-on approach to working with our clients starts with a specialist education sector partner who remains the primary point of contact and is responsible for building a close, productive relationship
  • This partner-led service is supported by our experienced and knowledgeable charity sector team, which includes expert advisors with strong track records of working with not-for-profit and educational establishments.

If your school is considering converting to academy school status, or has already done so, we can help you with a full range of financial issues, including audit, accounts preparation, fundraising, and VAT issues. As part of the Kreston Global Network Academy Group

you can be assured that Mitchell Charlesworth can competently guide your educational institution through the ever-changing regulatory environment, and can provide specialist advice tailored to your organisation.  To view the latest Academies Benchmark Report that has been produced by us in conjunction with our colleagues in the Kreston Academies Group click the link to the right of the page.

For further information, contact a member of the team to the right of this page or send us an email.


Academies Benchmark Report