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Payments & Revenue Notice to Schools

DCC’s payments team have identified a supplier that we believe is targeting schools in order to claim funds fraudulently.

We require all schools to be cautious when dealing with NICOLAS ROBERTS PUBLICATIONS. This supplier appears to be invoicing schools directly

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General 135: Phone Landline Services

Phone landline services – message from Devon Procurement Services and ICT Commissioning

As at September 2019, Devon County Council’s contract for phone landline services has been transferred from Elite Group to Capita IT Services. The service you receive will be

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General 134: New Online Journal Database

We have been contacted by a few schools since returning from the summer holidays stating that they are having issues accessing the ‘Online Journal Transfer System’. If this is the case, please email the School Finance Team. Additionally, if …

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General 133: Press Release from Education Funding Collaboration Group

Please see attached press release from the Education Funding Collaboration Group, which includes f40, NEU, NAHT and ASCL, about the funding we all believe should be set aside for schools up to 2022/23.

It is the first time the groups …

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General 132: Cheque Processing – Revenue

Revenue have moved to new cheque reading and imaging scanning software. This is to automate and speed up the cheque deposit process  and eliminate fraud.

If you are sending cheques to Revenue, please adhere to the following guidelines – as …

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General 131: Unallocable Income from Ilsham English Hub – is it yours?

Revenue have a number of income transactions for £250 from Ilsham English Hub, but are unable to identify the beneficiary schools – as the remittance advices have been requested to be sent direct to the school. If you have a …

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General 130: Project Bids for Invest to Save Summer 2019

Devon Education Forum (DEF) and School Finance Group (SFG) are inviting project bids to a time limited fund.

The project bid will focus on work within SEND with the intention of improving practice in the SEND system across schools and …

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General 129: New Online Schools Journal Database

As per blog General 127: New Online Schools Journal Database Incoming the old online journal system is being replaced by a newer version. If you haven’t done so already, please can you supply Daniel.causon@devon.gov.uk with the below details before the

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General 128: E28 Mapping Errors

A number of schools have queried their FRS PDF error reports that have gone back to the school following their period 13 FRS submission stating that the ledger codes on E28a and E28b are incorrectly mapped. This error with the

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General 127: New Online Schools Journal Database Incoming

The currently online schools journal database as we know it is changing. If you currently use the system and wish to continue using it, please can you email Daniel.causon@devon.gov.uk with the below details…

  1. School you work at
  2. your full name

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