Accounting experts and business executives should be allowed to run some
schools, according to a report by the Department of Education and Skills by
It suggested that business people were needed to run schools where financial
projects were beyond the skillset of traditional headteachers. But confirmed
accounting, HR and project professionals are needed alongside traditional
According to The
Guardian the report pointed towards a model where groups of schools
could be overseen by someone in a chief executive-style role, but said that
these leaders must be supported by a head of teaching and learning.
The National Union of Teachers opposed the idea of non-teacher heads.
‘Headteachers across the different areas of education have told the
government they do not believe those without teaching experience can run our
schools,’ said NUT general secretary Steve Sinnott.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
The Apple Tax situation; Accountants replaced by robots; and The Accountancy Age Top 50+50; all discussed by head of editorial Kevin Reed