Monthly Archives: November 2016

General 61: FPS – New Financial Year Open

HCSS have now opened the new Financial Year for 2017/18. When you next log into FPS, it will default to the 2017/18 period – which will of course be empty. You are still able to access the 2016/17 Financial Year …

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General 60: Tax-free Childcare Registration

We’ve now had confirmation which should now enable schools who have received our UTR and post code to sign up successfully. I shall again email those schools – as before, a confirmation with instructions.…

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General 59: Tax-Free Childcare – Update

As per blog entry General – 57, a lot of schools had received a letter suggesting to sign-up for Tax Free Childcare. This required a UTR which we hope we’ve now supplied to everyone who it affected.

Having spoken …

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General 58: Your Childcare Portal is being upgraded

Within the next week or so, your childcare voucher portal will be upgraded as the schemes of Sodexo, P&MM, Allsave, and My Family Care Vouchers integrate under the same system.

Your login details will remain unchanged, and when you log …

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General 57: Tax-Free Childcare

You may have recently received a letter from HM Government suggesting to sign up for Tax-Free Childcare. All establishments who are Ofsted inspected would have received this letter – despite it only affecting those establishments which offer childcare or Early …

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Governance & Compliance 49: Autumn FRS Returns

The autumn FRS reports are now due from all Devon maintained schools. Please note that the final day for submission is the end of December; the ‘Report to Period’ should always be to period 13 and on the ‘Forecast Entry’

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General 56 : HMRC Update How To Spot Phishing Scam Emails

HMRC have updated their guidance on how to spot phishing scam emails, please visit the HMRC website to read more.…

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