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School budget: expenditure on staffing

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Last updated on 7 June 2017
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How much of the budget should be spent on staffing? There is no statutory guidance on this. DfE research shows that salaries generally account for up to 80% of a school's expenditure. We relay advice from two of our associate education experts and link to examples of schools' expenditure on staff.

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