Academies financial handbook 2013

A handbook setting out academies' financial responsibilities and requirements and a fact sheet outlining changes to the handbook.



This handbook is for:

  • academy trusts
  • auditors

It relates to academies and free schools.

The handbook:

  • 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.

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