A handbook setting out academies' financial responsibilities and requirements and a fact sheet outlining changes to the handbook.
This handbook is for:
- academy trusts
It relates to academies and free schools.
- sets out the responsibilities and requirements relating to academies’ financial governance and management
- describes a financial framework for academy trusts that reflects their accountability to Parliament and the public
The supporting fact sheet is a brief guide to help academy trusts and auditors understand the changes made to the handbook in 2013.