How to Run an Academy School
This new book offers all those involved in running schools an essential guide to the legal and regulatory compliance required to fulfil the company secretarial function. It provides simple, step-by-step guidance for anyone faced with the practicalities of running a charitable company. The clear and practical approach includes precedent drafting and examples of good practice from a range of academies and multi-academies.
Different academy forms and governance structures available are outlined, which together with discussion on the role of Members and Directors and the extent of their legal duties and liabilities gives essential background information for anyone involved in running an academy school.
Chapters provide details on:
- The Funding Agreement and Articles of Association
- Companies House and company law compliance
- Statutory registers
- Reporting requirements
- Corporate governance
- Decision making
- Effective meetings and minutes