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<br /> THE<br /> VOICE<br /> BLOWING<br /> THE<br /> WHISTLE<br /> The rise in openness,<br /> honesty and accountability<br /> THE IMPORTANCE<br /> OF FINANCIAL<br /> GOVERNANCE<br /> Effective processes and<br /> expectations for schools<br /> ISSUE 20 | SPRING 2019<br /> MAKING THE<br /> MOST OF<br /> OUR SIMILARTIES<br /> What can education leaders<br /> learn from the NHS?<br /> INCLUDING<br /> THE VOICE - BUILDING & MAINTENANCE SUPPLEMENT<br /> PREPARING FOR OFSTED | TACKLING FRAUD | MENTAL HEALTH<br /> Smart Connect Quick Order Share Basket Wishlists Repeat Order<br /> 03 EDITOR’S LETTER<br /> All we can do as professionals is plan for<br /> what is known and prepare for the unexpected.<br /> Bethan Cullen<br /> It is during times of uncertainty that school<br /> <a title="The Voice 20 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=1"> THE VOICE BLOWING THE WHISTLE The rise in openne</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=2"> Smart Connect Quick Order Share </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=3"> 03 EDITOR’S LETTER </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=4"> e Education Recruitment Experts 1.8 Mill</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=5"> 05 CHIEF EXECUTIVE COLUMN WORD FROM THE CHIEF </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=6"> Choose staff absence insurance you can depend on.</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=7"> 07 CHIEF EXECUTIVE COLUMN Establishment level </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=8"> Nationwide Retail Systems is now Civica Cashle</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=9"> 09 CONTENTS CONTENTS IN THIS ISSUE 14 18 47 5</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=10"> The UK's best parent app just got better YOUR S</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=11"> 11 MEMBER INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMEN</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=12"> REGULARS 12 BOOK REVIEWS In a new regular fea</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=13"> 13 REGULARS REACHING FOR THE TOP ISBL CEO Ste</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=14"> FINANCE 14 THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL GOVERN</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=15"> 15 FINANCE Top Tips: 1 Ensure your governor </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 16" 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page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=37"> 37 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES The word is </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=38"> Leading education lawyers We have worked with s</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=39"> 39 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES HERE TO SERVE YOU.</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=40"> LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES 40 COUNTING THE COST </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=41"> 41 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES As we move closer</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=42"> New innovative food choices and offers in 2019 fo</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=43"> 43 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES HACK ATTACKS</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=44"> A LOT HAS CHANGED </a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=45"> 45 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES Dealing with frau</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=46"> RECOGNISING SAFETY EXCELLENCE IN SCHOOLS SafetyM</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=47"> 47 MEMBERSHIP NATIONAL CONFERENCE REFLECTI</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=48"> Faster speeds at better prices Did you know, G.f</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=49"> 49 MEMBERSHIP “The event ha</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20af1866?page=50"> HR 50 STUDENT STRESS AND SERIOUS ANXIETY</a> <a title="The Voice 20 page 51" 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