Converting to academy status is a difficult and complex process for schools. Making the necessary changes puts great pressure on head teachers, governors and leadership teams. Our specialist education team is experienced in working with a range of academies and we understand the issues that you face.

Highly Experienced Academy Conversion Team

We were appointed as advisors to one of the first schools to convert to academy status and since then our clients in the sector have expanded to include individual academies, multi-academy trusts and academy groups. Our teams are led by sector specialist partners Steve Meredith and Ian Davies, and we provide services on and off site to schools throughout the UK.

Advisory & Compliance Services

In our experience school leadership teams and governing bodies require a variety of advisory and compliance services to assist at the different stages in the process of adopting academy status, and as ongoing operations.

We can help you throughout the conversion process, and provide valuable assistance once your new academy is up and running

For established academies, our experience in the sector means Alliotts offers much more than pure audit compliance:

Here’s Where we Can Help You:

  • Accounting systems advice and assistance with implementation
  • Guidance on appropriate management reporting
  • Statutory audit and year end accounts preparation
  • Governance reviews and strategic planning
  • EFA Financial Health Checks
  • Advice on use of trading subsidiaries
  • Internal audit - design of control procedures and internal audit reviews
  • Tax matters - VAT advice, Corporation Tax consultancy for trading companies
  • Employee taxes - PAYE and National Insurance - consultancy, planning and reviews
  • Human Resources management services
  • Financial services - including pensions advice
  • Outsourcing services including payroll

To discuss how we can help you convert to an academy and operate successfully post-conversion, contact Steve Meredith DChA

Steve Meredith
Steve Meredith
Samantha Merchant
Samantha Merchant
Chris Cairns
Chris Cairns
Nick Nicolaou
Nick Nicolaou
Gregory Ellis
Gregory Ellis
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