09 May 2016
Colleges are operating in an environment where there is increased emphasis on effective governance and sustainability, allied to the greater freedoms and flexibilities afforded under the Education Act 2011. Naturally, with greater freedom, comes greater accountability.
02 October 2015
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Most commentators in the further education sector feared significant funding cuts in today’s comprehensive spending review. Based on the Chancellor’s initial announcements, this doesn’t seem to have happened. In fact, it all seems to be unexpectedly good news even if there does remain a real terms cut for both 16-18 and 19+.
Stephanie is head of further education and skills at RSM, advising organisations in the sector on a whole range of financial, audit and governance issues.
Increased competition, with an open market for higher education services continues to drive the student experience agenda and related services surrounding quality through to the estate and infrastructure; alongside adherence to regulatory demands.