30 May 2019
Lisa Randall, RSM's head of education, comments on the publication of the independent Augar review of tertiary education.
29 April 2019
The further education sector has faced many challenges and risks in recent years and these look set to continue in 2019 and beyond. RSM’s latest risk register analysis, drawing comparisons with our work in 2018 and 2016, enables you to compare your college’s risk profile with that of others. This enables you to consider ‘how do our risks compare?’ and ‘are we missing any key risks?’.
24 April 2019
Now is the time to decide whether to leave the Teachers’ Pensions scheme, what is the right decision for your school? Also included, are your anti-Money laundering policies up to scratch and are you rewarding your teachers in the right way?
Ellie leads the Change team’s social impact service. Social impact allows organisations to better quantify the additional value their activities and programmes have brought to individuals and communities.
04 March 2019
Focus on pay in the education sector has increased significantly in recent years. As well as more general legislation bringing in gender pay gap reporting, levels of executive pay for universities have been hitting the headlines and ministers have asked academies to justify salaries of over £150,000. To date there has arguably been less focus on the further education sector, but this looks set to change.
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.
03 January 2019
Lisa Randall, RSM’s head of education, and Lindsey Cooper, a restructuring partner at RSM UK, comments on today’s front page story in The Times highlighting the rise in debt held by many of the UK’s universities.
13 December 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, schools continue to face known and less certain financial challenges including teachers' pensions increases and the potential loss of rates relief. Download your copy of the report now.