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<br /> THE<br /> VOICE<br /> ISSUE 21 | SUMMER 2019<br /> F<br /> I<br /> N<br /> A<br /> N<br /> CIAL<br /> Y<br /> T<br /> I<br /> L<br /> A<br /> E<br /> R<br /> S<br /> T<br /> RA<br /> TEGI<br /> N<br /> O<br /> ISI<br /> V<br /> C<br /> OPTIMISATION<br /> OR BUST?<br /> Is education funding fair?<br /> ADDED VALUE<br /> OF NETWORKING<br /> The DfE's support of<br /> local groups<br /> A MATTER OF<br /> LIFE OR DEATH<br /> Training and development<br /> to keep everyone safe<br /> INCLUDING<br /> THE VOICE - ACCESSING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SUPPLEMENT<br /> Smart solutions | Staff wellbeing | Event management<br /> C A S H C O U N T E R<br /> B U I L D I N G F I X E R<br /> PROBLEM SOLVER<br /> P E N C I L P U R C H A S E R<br /> TO-DO LISTER<br /> S M A R T O R D E R E R<br /> SMARTER SBM<br /> Sue Prickett<br /> Hartest CofE Primary School<br /> @ruralSBM<br /> Smarter SBMs<a title="The Voice 21 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=1"> THE VOICE ISSUE 21 | SUMMER 2019 F I N A N </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=2"> C A S H C O U N T E R B U I L D I N G F I X E R </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=3"> 03 EDITOR’S LETTER </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=4"> e Education Recruitment Experts 1.8 Mill</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=5"> 05 CHIEF EXECUTIVE COLUMN WORD FROM THE CHIEF </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=6"> Meet us on stand 1016 Accountex 1 - 2 nd May 2019</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=7"> 07 CHIEF EXECUTIVE COLUMN The role of trade </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=8"> Civica Education Suite for schools and multi-acad</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=9"> 09 CONTENTS CONTENTS IN THIS ISSUE 14 16 24 </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=10"> MEMBER INFORMATION 10 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMEN</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=11"> 11 REGULARS BOOK REVIEWS In a new regular fea</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=12"> Part of the AdEPT Group AWARD-WINNING, MONEY-S</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=13"> AUDIO VISUAL AV PRODUCTS, INSTALLATIONS & SUPP</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=14"> FINANCE 14 TAKING CONTROL OF THE PURSE STRING</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=15"> 15 FINANCE “Replacing short-term thinking w</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=16"> FINANCE 16 IS EDUCATION FUNDING FAIR? One of </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=17"> 17 FINANCE Robin, in the summer of 2017 the</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=18"> The UK's best parent app just got better YOUR S</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=19"> 19 FINANCE Is</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=20"> HR Solutions (GB) Limited Solving your HR</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=21"> 21 FINANCE COMMUNITY SPIRIT In last issue’s B</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=22"> Complex Financial Requirements for your Academy? </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=23"> 23 FINANCE First floor room</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=24"> PROCUREMENT 24 £ </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=25"> 25 PROCUREMENT “A good supplier/client relat</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=26"> ReRevevovoloulutluitoitoinoninsisinsinigngfinfinana</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=27"> TThTheheCCeCenentnrtartarlialsilseiseded,d,In,I</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=28"> LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES 28 ADDED VALUE OF NET</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=29"> 29 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES “Ongoing collabo</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=30"> ALOT HAS CHANGED How l</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=31"> 31 LEGAL MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR STAFF The to</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=32"> LEGAL 32 “The principles and rationale for c</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=33"> Follow us on social: NEED NEW CONTRACTS TO BE P</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=34"> HR 34 MANAGING YOUR PAYROLL It is vital to tak</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=35"> 35 HR “ If your payroll is managed in-house,</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=36"> HR 36 PRES</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=37"> 37 HR Mental ill health is the second largest</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=38"> £20 travel assistance for every attendee The Nor</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=39"> 39 HR “There are usually patterns and trends </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=40"> </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=41"> 41 HR What about you? School leaders are no le</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=42"> MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT 42 FELLOWSHIPS HELP CREA</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=43"> 43 MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT ILLUMINATING LEADERSH</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=44"> An Education Company </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=45"> AnEducation Company </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=46"> MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT 46 NATIONAL SCHOOL AW</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=47"> 47 INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGNING YOUR WASHROOMS The</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=48"> Are your Academy buildings fit for learning? </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=49"> 49 INFRASTRUCTURE </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=50"> NE N W EW NEW NEW NEW FOR 2019! FO FR OR 20 2 1 </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=51"> 51 INFRASTRUCTURE Unisex toilets – the way</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=52"> INFRASTRUCTURE 52 IT COULD BE A MATTER OF LIFE</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=53"> 53 INFRASTRUCTURE “Ignorance is no de</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=54"> INFRASTRUCTURE 54 TAKING THE STRAIN Org</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=55"> 55 INFRASTRUCTURE “There ar</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=56"> Choose staff absence insurance you can depend on.</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=57"> 57 H&S A FRESH APPROACH TO HEALTH AND SAFETY S</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=58"> H&S 58 “Schools are suc</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=59"> Leading education lawyers We have worked with s</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=60"> </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=61"> SUPPLEMENT: ACCESSING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Th</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=62"> CONTENTS 02 Editor’s column As all school busi</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=63"> 03 INFRASTRUCTURE FIXED OR FLEXIBLE? A school’</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=64"> FINANCE 04 THE COMPLETE TURNKEY BUILDING SERVI</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=65"> 05 LEADING SUPPORT SERVICES TAKING CONTROL OF </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=66"> HR 06 THE IMPORTANCE OF APPRAISALS IN SCHOOLS i</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=67"> 07 HR The goal of a school staff appraisal is</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=68"> LEGAL 08 ADVANTAGES OF HAVING A RETAINER </a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=69"> 09 LEGAL HR retainers are used by an increasi</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=70"> FINANCE 10 REPORTING RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIO</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=71"> 11 FINANCE What’s changed? From 1 April 2019</a> <a title="The Voice 21 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/596c5363?page=72"> Do you want to generate more i</a>