With the new Omicron variant spreading across the UK and the return of face coverings when in supermarkets the DfE has announced the revival of the Coronavirus Workforce Fund. Having initially been launched in November 2020, the scheme was then scrapped as the situation developed further in early 2021
The DfE has released new guidance this month regarding Urgent Capital Support (UCS) including who can apply for it and requirements for making a claim.
Updated version of the Academies Financial Handbook
We have put together some helpful sources of information that academies may find useful, as well as summarising the important government updates.
The number of academies that have transferred to a different sponsoring academy trust due to the closure of their existing trust more than doubled from 2017/18 to 2018/19.