Lancashire Education Forum
8.00am - 10.30am, Wednesday 17th May 2017
Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UP
08.00am Registration and breakfast
08.35am LASBM Update
08.45am Top Ten for Schools’ Finance - Martin Owen, Finance Support Officer, Forbes Solicitors
This session will look at what is the current and latest thinking in the world of education finance.
09.15am Contracts and Cash flow - John Pickervance, Associate, Corporate & Commercial
This session will explore how schools and education providers can use contracts to improve their cash flow position and introduce rights and remedies, which can minimise and mitigate financial risk. The session will cover a variety of Contractual situations, including both suppliers and customers.
09.45am Managing your employee costs - Ruth Rule-Mullen, Partner, Employment & HR
This session will look at the challenges which are currently being faced by schools in respect of managing employees in light of budgetary restraints, and will aim to address ways in which to
pre-empt and deal with these challenges effectively.