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General 150: Access Webinars (21st September – 2nd October)

Access have recently announced a number of free webinars available to all Access software users. Please click through the link provided below, which will allow you to register onto the webinar(s) of your choice.

These sessions cover various topics across …

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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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General 146: Counter Fraud during the Covid Crisis – Update from Devon Audit Partnership

These are indeed very strange times and Fraudsters are fully aware that we are all spending more time at home and on line. Many will have children to deal with whilst attempting to work from home, feelings and emotions are

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General 145: Information – Increased fraud risk during the (COVID-19) pandemic

Please see below from the ESFA Update – Latest news for local authorities: 22 April 2020

Periods of instability, such as during the coronavirus pandemic, bring an increased risk of fraud. Fraudsters will actively exploit these difficult times and will

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General 144: COVID-19 – Refunds via Third Party Providers

Due to the ongoing COVID -19 pandemic you may be required to refund money to parents for services they have paid for but not receiving at present .

You must contact your provider who will be able to supply you …

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General 143: Transaction Notifications from CLASS

Please be aware that the team are currently having difficulty in producing transaction notifications which would normally be sent via AnyComms, prior to the cash adjustment report.

To avoid any delay in processing entries during April 2020, schools will receive …

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General 142: Access Education Free Surgeries

We have been informed that the Access Education Services Team are running free surgeries to help users with training and support across the software package.

These sessions will run in either a 1-2-1 format or, for more common topics, may …

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General 141: Online Journal System

The Online Journal System is now functioning correctly following a short period of downtime. Unfortunately, the downtime has caused a backlog of transactions which are now being processed as a priority. Apologies for the inconvenience caused by this, however, we …

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