Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Governance and compliance 2 – All Schools Finance Update June 2014

All Schools Communication Finance Update has been sent out today covering an update on the following;

  • Mutual Fund arrangements
  • One off additional support for Low Cost High Incidence SEN in mainstream schools
  • Update to the Growth Fund criteria
  • Teachers Pay

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Funding 2: Broadband Update 2014/15

As you are aware South West Grid for Learning (SWGFL) are leading, managing and co-ordinating the “Transformation Project” and all questions regarding the set up and technical aspects of the project should be directed to the Grid.

As agreed and …

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Service Issues 1: Revenue & Payments

We have been advised by Richard Lewis (Manager Revenue & Payments Section) that during the next 4 weeks they have reduced resources within the Section particularly in the afternoons when they are undertaking the daily payment run and their phones …

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Funding 1 – Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) Calculator

We are expecting the EFA to publish the provisional main allocations and small schools allocation before the end of June.

To assist you in the meantime this calculator, alongside the UIFSM conditions of grant, will enable you to …

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Governance & Compliance 1: Loans and Leases

Guidance and regulation on loans and leases has been created in light of current pressures to school budgets and the increasing conflicting information that is being given by external organisations.…

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Technical 2: FRS FAQs

Following the recent demonstrations of FRS to all Devon maintained schools, a number of frequently asked questions were ascertained which have now been published on the FRS Guidance website

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Monitoring and Reporting 3: Capital Carry Forward Notifications

Please note that the details of your capital allocations and carry forwards have now been sent on the Finance Information Community via SecureNet, which detail the deadlines of when grants need to be spent (or should have been spend). Please …

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Monitoring and Reporting 2: New ledger code 4370

Ledger code 4370, Services for Educational Estabs – Devon, has been created under expenditure which relates to such items as de-delegation of Free School Meals eligibility administration.  The CFR code is E28.…

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Monitoring and Reporting 1: Change of Supplier Name

Initial Facilities Water Services  have changed their name to Interserve F S UK Ltd. Could you please amend your supplier and payee details to this effect. Their address at PO Box 4976, Dudley, DY1 4TA  and the LA reference of …

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Technical 1: Online Journal Transfer System

We are currently experiencing an issue with the online journal transfer system, whereby the file that is created out of the system into FINEST is not currently working as it should and therefore some schools that have submitted journals will …

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