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General 119: More Scam Email Attempts

Please be aware that more schools have received emails purportedly from the head teacher requesting that a CHAPs/same day payment be made. Same day/CHAPs payments requests are rare – so it’s recommended that if you receive a request, call the …

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General 118: Change in Pay Date

Payroll have sent the following message regarding the change in pay date.

During 14 June to 14 July 2018, we consulted with you regarding a proposal to change to one pay day – which would be 25th of the …

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General 117: South West Water

South West Water have advised the Payments Team that all payments received by them will be split between business and residential .

Therefore, with immediate effect all business payments (including all schools) to South West Water must be paid to …

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General 116: Fraudulent Invoices – Please Be Aware

Recently, another Local Authority received an email notification from one of their schools advising that account details had changed for one of their recruitment partners.

When the school received the notification via an email – that had appeared to be …

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General 115: Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) – Update

The Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) the 2018/19 allocations have now been released and are available on the gov.uk Website.

The specific document you want is “School condition allocation: updated for 2018 to 2019”. This will open …

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General 114: Online Payment Providers IMPORTANT

If you use an online payment provider and you have set up your income coding to include commas, hyphens, and/or initials/names, please note that Revenue will no longer be able to accept that format. Revenue are moving to a new …

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General 113: Cheque Banking

Revenue have received a letter from the Post Office (27/06/18) saying that they have received a damaged A5 envelope that looks like it may have come from a school. Unfortunately they are unable to identify which school as all the …

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General 112: Important Changes to Cash Banking

Santander are changing their rules on their coin deposits from August 18. This process will affect the way you bank, so you may want to find an alternative way to bank your income.

Other available options are:

  1. G4S collection,

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General 110: Keep Receiving the Blog!

You may have already seen a communication on the 27th April regarding GDPR. To ensure you keep receiving the blog updates from the Schools Finance Team, please sign up via the link below.


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General 109: Local Educational Charity Celebrates Success

Left to right , Cllr Percy Prowse Trustee, Sarah Vickery of the Montgomery School & Wynstream Primary School Federation, and Cllr Rob Hannaford Chair Heles Educational Trust, with the improved and new play equipment at Montgomery School, St Thomas.

The …

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