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Budgetary pressures on schools

Increases in employers’ national insurance contributions and employers’ contributions to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, the introduction of the national living wage (NLW) and the apprenticeship levy mean that schools are facing extra budgetary pressures this year. Schools face considerable challenges in managing budgets in the era of 'flat cash' settlements. This advice paper provides a brief outline of new cost pressures that need to be absorbed.

Page Published: 26/04/2016