The Academies Act 2010 stimulated a surge in schools converting to academy status - and an increase in specialist accountancy work. Rachael Power reports on a recent technical update.
As Steve Collings noted in a previous article the act encouraged a large number of schools to convert academy status.
At the UK200 charities training day in London last month, BDO partner and national head of education James Aston MBE updated practitioners on issues they should be aware of and offered more general advice on accounting for academies.
Academies are even still growing in numbers, according to Aston, who touched on areas including: