Why Business Operations Matter For Your Academy

Why Business Operations Matter For Your Academy

26 June 2018 · 2 min read

Come along to our academies as a business show and hear from leaders in their field talk about opportunities available and tips to help your academy get started or to run better. 

Hear educational presentations from:

Calls9 - Digital Transformation for your School

Pete Mills from Calls9 will discuss how to

Reduce the number of online platforms your school has saving time and money (like businesses do)

Build solution pathways to organising your school's business processes


Eddisons - Funding opportunities available to academies and strategic estate management

Joe Fitzsimmons of Eddisons will discuss ways in which academies can

Maximise funding sources available to academies

Manage academy building and estates effectively and plan in a proactive manner


Forrester Boyd - Academy structure / delegated authority and associated best practice

Carrie Jensen of Forrester Boyd will discuss ways in which academies can:

Ensure best practice for their Academy structure, whilst

Streamlining your internal delegated authority and approval routine


Irwin Mitchell - Issues facing Academies in their governance and leadership – a legal perspective

Laurence Gavin & Jenny Arrowsmith of Irwin Mitchell will share their thoughts on issues that are impacting on governance and leadership of schools including:

Risks to Academies and re-brokering

Managing people to reduce inefficiencies and increase return on staffing costs


Doors open and breakfast (Bacon rolls and tea/ coffee) 8.45am – 9.30

Presentation 1. – 9.30 – 10am                                               Calls 9  

Presentation 2.  – 10am – 10.30am                                       Eddisons

Presentation 3. – 10.30 – 11am                                             Forrester Boyd     

Presentation 4. – 11am – 11.30am                                        Irwin Mitchell

The event will take place on the 26th of June from 9am - 12pm at Leeds Village Hotel South, Capitol Blvd, Tingley, Morley, Leeds LS27 0TS

Please register your place below by filling out the form. 

* By registering for this event you give consent for your data to be shared for the purposes of this event to Eddisons, Forrester Boyd and Irwin Mitchell