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Our Academy Forum training course continues to provide members with up to date and relevant information, allowing us to continue to provide excellent service and advice in the sector.

MM/4433 MFL Programme PS



 09.00 – Registration

 09.45 – Welcome & Announce Academies Market Share

 09.55 - Accounting and Audit Update – Peter Herbert

 Peter’s update will provide a practical insight into a range of accounting and regularity issues affecting academies and how to successfully navigate through them.

 Key changes in the 2021-22 Academies Accounts Direction

  • Lessons learned from the last 12 months – and what they mean for the 2022 reporting season
  • The 2021-22 Academies Financial Handbook – its implications for 2022-year end audits
  • Latest feedback from the Education & Skills Funding Agency.

 11:00 – Break

 11:20 – Pensions accounting update (LGPS) – Adrian Loughlin, Hymans Robertson

 The session will provide a pension update for LGPS employers, including:

 FRS102 assumptions - methodology and impact

  • Outlook for 31 August 2022 yearend – indicative results commentary for the average employer based on current markets: and
  • Audit hot topics - including insight and impact of recent and ongoing legal cases.

 12:00 – Session to be confirmed (ESFA update or a MAT on GAG Pooling)

 12:45 – Lunch

 13:30 – Peter Herbert continued

 14:30 – VAT for Academies – Terri Bruce VAT Partner at Dains

 Terri will run through the basics of academy VAT and VAT126 returns with the remainder of the session covering the following points.

 Does a Trust need to register for VAT covering taxable treatment of different income streams, (particularly staff being used in other academies and maintained schools and this being re-charged)

  • Outcomes of any VAT investigations seen in academies
  • VAT and agency arrangements
  • VAT treatment of income from sports facilities and the quirks around this
  • VAT treatment on property.

 15:20 – Break

 15:30 – Discussion Groups

 16:20 – Discussion Groups Feedback

 16:30 Close


Summary: 09:00-16:30
Location The Cavendish Hotel, London
Location Link
Programme Upload Academies Registration Form - 1 July 2022
Start Date 1 Jul 2022
End Date 1 Jul 2022

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