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Deloitte and Burges Salmon to support Doncaster Trust creation

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The Department for Education has appointed Deloitte and Burges Salmon to support the creation of the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.

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Deloitte will provide consultancy services, including performing due diligence checks and other commercial work. Burges Salmon will provide legal services to lead the process of staff transfer and developing a contract between the council and the trust. Both companies are beginning work immediately to meet the agreed timescale for the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust to operate in shadow form from 1 April 2014, and to be fully operational by 1 September 2014.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has been registered as a company limited by guarantee, and work is underway to establish the board. The Department for Education has also appointed Gatenby Sanderson to lead the appointment of a chief executive for the Doncaster Children’s Services Trust.

Published 6 January 2014