Academies back to school report - Spring 2018

Welcome to the Spring back to school report.

This edition is a special collaboration between RSM and BWB, with articles also authored by an Academy Trust CEO reflecting on their decision to convert to a multi-academy trust.

Academy trust mergers made simple

31 January 2018

In this article, we outline the merger process and key consideration for ensuring a successful merger.

The social recruiter

11 January 2018

The use of social media in recruitment has risen extensively in recent years. Whilst there are clear benefits reported by organisations that do use social media in this way, such as, cost savings, increased pool/quality of applicants and being able to target specific applicants, is it a good idea to use social media as part of screening in your recruitment strategy?

Top tips: disciplinary proceedings relating to safeguarding

31 January 2018

Have your staff, governors and trustees been trained on how to identify and deal with safeguarding concerns?

A CEO's perspective why we decided to become a multi-academy trust

31 January 2018

Before joining a multi-academy trust (MAT), do they have a school in improvement and how has the improvement been secured?