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Academies Financial Handbook: summary

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Last updated on 4 August 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: Primary, Secondary
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Which document describes the financial rules for academies? In this article, we summarise the Academies Financial Handbook, produced by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), which outlines the financial requirements for academy trusts.

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  1. 1 What is the Academies Financial Handbook?
  2. 2 Part 1: roles and responsibilities
  3. 3 Part 2: main financial and governance requirements
  4. 4 Part 3: delegated authorities
  5. 5 Part 4: audit requirements
  6. 6 Annexes to the handbook

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