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  • Academy reviews of value for money Academies must include a review of value for money in their annual accounts. Read about the purpose and structure of the review, and see examples from other academy trusts.
  • Achieving value for money: tools, guidance and case studies Read our advice on getting value for money. We look at resources designed to help schools achieve value for money from the DfE. You will also find a download with expert guidance on budget efficiency.
  • Contracts register: template Use our template contracts register to keep a record of all of your school's contracts or service level agreements in one place.
  • Declaring pecuniary interests: guidance Is there guidance for schools on declaring pecuniary interests? This article refers to guidance from a local authority and a school, and relays advice from one of our associate education experts on who should declare pecuniary interests. We also point to examples of registers of pecuniary interests.
  • How to buy goods, works or services As a maintained school or an academy, you have a duty to make sure you obtain the best value for money from any contracts you enter into. Follow our step-by-step procurement guide to make sure you're buying in the right way and complying with the law.