Keeping Your School’s Plates Spinning in Uncertain Times – part 2

Keeping Your School’s Plates Spinning in Uncertain Times – part 2

In this series of articles we are considering the challenge for school Leadership and the Business Manager of balancing competing priorities and preparing for the impact of a crisis. In Part 1 we looked at financial impact and making opportunity of a crisis. In this part we look at how analysing operational activities can help […]


Business Risk & Critical Role Management in Schools

Though commonly not being acknowledged as a business, schools are in fact a business with significant assets and income and are large employers. However, they are not like any commercial business, rather operating within a unique sector and a closed environment. Within schools there frequently is a cultural gap between teaching and non-teaching roles as […]


A Discussion on the Challenges for School Business Managers

From fee collection, to resource problems due to staff turnover and inefficient data security standards, the modern challenges facing school business managers and leaders are numerous, and complex. Kenton Newall, Business Relationship Manager at Cole School Experts, explains why these challenges exist and what solutions are available in an interview with Legalwise. What are 3 […]


Keeping Your School’s Plates Spinning in Uncertain Times – part 1

In this series of articles we consider the challenge for school Leadership and the Business Manager of balancing competing priorities and preparing for the impact of a crisis. Part 1 School crises and the financial impact Though a hot topic presently, crisis management is not just applicable in the current pandemic. There are a range […]