• Central services offers: examples See what other MATs are doing so you can compare your trust's central services with some examples.
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  • Flowchart: how to centralise a service Centralising services can help you save money and streamline essential services. See our flowchart to get a quick overview of our 6-step process for centralising a service.
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  • How a 14-school trust set its top-slicing strategy: case study Learn how one trust set its top-slicing strategy with a focus on investment. Get tips on designing the principles of your service, costing your investment plans and how to make this trust's approach work for you.
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  • How a 6-school trust set its top-slicing strategy: case study Learn how one trust set its top-slicing strategy, and get advice from an academy finance expert on how to make its approach work for you. Download the trust's service level agreement to see what central services it provides to its schools.
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  • How to set your ICT strategy Follow our step-by-step guide to help you set your trust's ICT strategy. Use our questions to get input from stakeholders across your trust, and download our template document when you start writing your strategy.
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  • Top-slicing academy budgets Learn about the rules of top-slicing and see examples of how other trusts approach central financing.
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