General 149: Claims for Exceptional COVID-19 Costs

On 24 June, the Department for Education (DfE) updated their guidance on funding for exceptional coronavirus costs for schools. The update clarified that costs associated with wider opening cannot be claimed through this fund, and need to be covered …

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General 148: School Trips – HIGH IMPORTANCE – Financial Impact

School Trips – HIGH IMPORTANCE – Financial Impact

Many schools have booked School Trips that have been impacted adversely by the pandemic. We have put together some information to help you navigate the situation – and some of the pit …

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General 147: PLEASE READ – RM (AnyComms+) Contract Renewal Email Invite

The Education Finance Team are aware that RM have sent a contract renewal email invite to all AnyComms+ users.

Please do not take any action with this email and ignore it until further notice. There is no need to respond

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Monitoring & Reporting 58: Clarification of CFR treatment for supply workers

Please ensure that the correct CFR heading and coding is being used when considering an agency supply worker. The guidance below helps to clarify which heading is appropriate for the type of work completed by the worker.

 

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Administration 70: Schools Mutual Fund Claims – COVID-19 Update

As COVID-19 guidance from Central Government continues to evolve, please see below revised guidance relating to Schools Mutual Fund claims.

Schools Mutual Fund – COVID-19 Guidance

The purpose of the Mutual Fund is to support schools by offsetting some of …

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Administration 69: Schools Mutual Fund COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 Update

The purpose of the Mutual Fund is to support schools by offsetting some of the additional external expenses incurred in paying for supply cover while also still paying the salary of the person who is being covered.

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Administration 68: Unallocated income in suspense

For Devon schools we have unallocated income on suspense relating to both the previous and current financial year. A large number of the transactions are narrated with ‘Smart Payments’.

If your setting is missing income, please can you contact Revenue

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Administration 67: Furloughing schools staff (COVID-19)

You will be aware that the Government has set up the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which enables employers to furlough staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Following the agreement last week by DCC’s Pandemic Incident Management Team to allow certain …

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Governance and Compliance 67: FRS Reporting

As previously mentioned at the Babcock Bursar Briefing back in February this year, at this point in time CAPITA had not yet updated FMS to allow schools to map I08a and I08b CFR categories to the various ledger codes and …

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Administration 66: De-Delegation Behaviour Support – Error Posting

There has been an error posting for transactions narrated De-Delegation Behaviour Support in April.

The error relates to Trade Union and Maternity De-Delegation which has been posted to ledger code 4376 in error.

A correction will be made to arrange …

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