Alex is an FCCA accountant with over 19 years internal audit experience. Alex works predominantly in the not for profit public sector including NHS, education and social housing, but also has experience of working with financial services clients, private and charity sectors.
John is an audit director and acts for both not for profit and corporate clients. He leads the Social Housing offering in North West and North East England and has over 15 years’ experience in providing audit and assurance services.
13 May 2020
Coronavirus lockdown and lack of onsite internal scrunity is putting academies in a tough position in their attempts to gather assurance and information for their summary reports as outlined in the financial handbook.
18 October 2019
Sir David Carter, the former national school’s commissioner, has urged multi academy trusts (MATs) to be more open and to work more closely together to better understand risk and thus achieve their ultimate success. His comments were made as part of a new academic report by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
Senior HR Consultant
Hannah is a client focussed HR specialist with over 15 years’ experience in HR Consulting and Outsourcing, including HR strategy, policy, compliance, change management and employee engagement. Hannah has a particular focus on Charities and the Education sector.
19 September 2019
The academy sector has faced many challenges and risks since inception and these look set to continue in 2019 and beyond. RSM’s latest risk register analysis enables you to compare your academy trust’s risk profile with that of others. This helps you to consider ‘how do our risks compare?’ and ‘are we missing any key risks?’. Click here to find out more and download our report.
Susan has over 30 years' experience working extensively in the employment tax, investigations and reward field. She has a breadth of experience in dealing with all aspects of PAYE and Social Security in the UK and overseas as well as the Construction Industry Scheme, employee benefits and expenses, compliance and employment status issues together with reward planning including salary sacrifice from both an advisory and compliance point of view.
31 January 2019
RSM’s latest academy back to school report includes articles on managing the threat of fraud in the education sector, technology in the classroom and improving the financial efficiency through effective curriculum planning. Download your copy of the report now.
31 January 2019
On 31 January the further education insolvency regime will come into force, meaning that for the first time it will be possible for colleges to fail and be placed into an insolvency process.
22 October 2018
Following the latest education funding statistics from the Institute of Fiscal Studies, it appears that further education and sixth-form funding has fallen by 8 per cent in real terms since the peak in 2010-11. In addition, funding for adult education has reduced by 45 per cent since 2009-10 – highlighting severe pressure across areas of the further education sector.