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Specialist Sectors: Education

Providing schools, including academies, with a comprehensive range of services is where we can help. This can enable the governors to fulfil all their statutory obligations and to help them manage the finances of the school.

These services include:
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Audit of the year end financial statements
  • Preparation of management accounts, budgets and cashflow forecasts
  • Preparation and audit of school fund accounts
  • Design and monitoring of internal control and finance systems
  • Training and guidance to the governors about their roles and responsibilities
  • IT support, including the design or set-up of new systems and recommendations for suitable or more effective accounting software
  • Payroll services
  • VAT and business taxation advice
  • Legal and company secretarial assistance
  • Advice on the investment of surplus funds
  • Overhead costs review

For more information on how we can assist your school, please email Liz Horton or call 01494 552 148.

What our
Clients Say


"Seymour Taylor have provided the school with just what we need – excellent audit, payroll, tax and other support services knowledgeably, efficiently, cheerfully and providing good value for money. The school governors are always particularly appreciative to hear Bill Johnston’s comments on the school’s financial performance when he attends their annual review meeting."

Applying for
Academy status?



Our team can help. Please visit our services page for Academy Schools >>