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Academies annual accounts: role of the trustees

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Last updated on 7 November 2016
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What is the role of trustees regarding the annual accounts? Trustees must approve the annual accounts before they are sent to the Education Funding Agency (EFA). This article explains how an academy trust’s annual accounts are prepared, and suggests questions that trustees could ask the auditors.

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  1. 1 Trustees should formally approve accounts
  2. 2 Questions to ask the auditors

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