MHA | Academy Workshop Series 2022: Topical update & general Q&A
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Academy Workshop Series 2022: Topical update & general Q&A

In person • 23rd Jun 2022 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Academy Workshop: Topical Update & general Q&A

Please join us for our 2022 series of academy webinars for School Business Managers, the Senior Leadership Team, Trustees & those responsible for finance & governance matters.  

In this session we covered the following topics:

  • Finance leases and what to look out for  
  • Updates & insights from ESFA Auditor Forum
  • Open forum for our panellists to answer your questions

Our speakers

Bianca Silva – Partner & Education Specialist

Bianca heads the firm’s Schools & Academies sector, leading a team of Partners due to her specialist knowledge and expertise developed over 30 years; initially supporting a number of schools in the 1990’s which became Grant Maintained, then moving on to support independent schools as well as schools converting to Academy status and today advising established and growing Multi Academy Trusts, often with complex structures and individual needs.  Her diverse portfolio includes many charities, schools, academies, religious organisations and voluntary groups as well as commercial and owner managed businesses. 

Nicola Mason – Director & Education Specialist

Nicola joined MHA in 2005 and is now a director in the audit department with particular responsibility for a large number of charitable and not-for-profit organisations, including a number of academy schools. She has advised on systems and procedures and financial reporting, as well as managing year end audits.

Glyn Edwards – VAT Specialist

Glyn is a VAT Director based at our Leicester and Birmingham offices. Glyn’s VAT career started with HMRC in 1989 and he spent seven years in the Department before moving to consultancy.

He has an enviable record in VAT litigation and dispute resolution representing clients in Tribunal and Alternative Dispute Resolution as well as instructing barristers in leading VAT cases.

Register today for other webinars in this series:

Academy Workshop Series 2022: Academy Accounts Direction
Academy Workshop Series 2022: Academy Trust Handbook
Academy Workshop Series 2022: VAT update