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Vol 24 No 1 Jan/Feb 2019

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
How to Run an Academy School: The Essential Guide For Trustees, School Leaders and Company Secretaries 2nd ed isbn 9781860726828

How to Run an Academy School

ISBN13: 9781860726101
New Edition ISBN: 9781860726828
Published: June 2014
Publisher: ICSA Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This new book offers all those involved in running schools an essential guide to the legal and regulatory compliance required to fulfil the company secretarial function.

It provides simple, step-by-step guidance for anyone faced with the practicalities of running a charitable company. The clear and practical approach includes precedent drafting and examples of good practice from a range of academies and multi-academies.

Different academy forms and governance structures available are outlined, which together with discussion on the role of Members and Directors and the extent of their legal duties and liabilities gives essential background information for anyone involved in running an academy school.

Chapters provide details on:-

  • The Funding Agreement and Articles of Association
  • Companies House and company law compliance
  • Statutory registers
  • Reporting requirements
  • Corporate governance
  • Decision making
  • Effective meetings and minutes
The book will be indispensable reference for:-

  • School Business Managers at Academies
  • Clerk to the Board
  • Directors of Academies
  • Governors of schools considering academy status
  • Anyone tasked with fulfilling the company secretarial function for an academy!

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