“In order to ensure that we do not waste any more money on a dysfunctional process, I am today taking action to get the best possible value for the taxpayer”. Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, 5 July 2010

Michael Gove has stated his intention to eliminate pointless bureaucracy, dysfunctional processes and poor business management in schools. The Education Secretary aims to implement radical reform to ensure that School Business Managers get the most out of budgets and are improving the working environment of schools.

Are you equipped to make sound financial decisions and exert a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of your school?

The 6th annual School Financial Management conference welcomes the UK’s leading practitioners and experts to provide you with relevant, practical advice on how to strengthen areas of strategic planning, finance and procurement in your school.

Click here to see an overview of this event.
You can also see details of the day in our conference programme.

Last year’s delegates said:

“ Very useful, diverse and professionally run conference with a wide range of issues tackled – very relevant in the present financial climate”
J. Halliwell, Headteacher, Park Walk Primary School

” Very informative. A welcome opportunity to meet like minded colleagues”
L. Woodcock, Bursar, St. Edward’s First School

“ An excellent event covering the key issues being faced by schools”
P. Torrance, Business Manager, Guildford County School

“ Lots of information delivered well, succinctly and with humour”
M. Gayle-Rogers, School Business Manager, St. Leonard’s C of E Primary School