Business & Finance Zone

The Business & Finance Zone is home to the biggest players and providers in school business.

With help from specialist procurement advice improved financial management and planning systems, schools could save far more than needed to fund any ‘little extras’.

Guidance will be on offer from the Department for Education, associations such as ASCL and specialists in back-office solutions, all aimed to help schools reduce the £10 billion spent on non-staffing costs.

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Exhibitors within this Zone

ACCESS UK LTD

Access Education provides industry leading school management software which helps you to reduce costs…

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ESPO

Specialists in education procurement, ESPO have been supplying schools and academies for over 35 years…

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PARAGO

Come see why REAch2 Academy Trust, of 60 academies, chose Parago as their Asset…

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SAGE

Find out why 3000 schools trust Sage to help run their schools’ finances…

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IRIS EDUCATION

IRIS Education brings together the UK’s best-of-breed education finance and management…

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WILKINS KENNEDY

Wilkins Kennedy has successfully worked with the academies sector for over 10 years…

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Business and Finance Theatre

The Business and Finance Zone also incorporates a fully seated learning theatre that gives our attendees the opportunity to attend our CPD accredited seminar sessions.

Previous sessions held in the Business & Finance Theatre include:

Session Title: Extending the Reach of the Central Team, Utilising Technology Correctly to Increase Efficiency.
Speaker: Martin Holyoak, Education Product Specialist, PS Financials

Session Title: Building Financial Resilience in a Brave New World
Speaker: Hayley Dunn, Business Leadership Specialist, ASCL

Session Title: Excellence In Schools – Parent / School Communications: 21 Years On
Speaker: Sue Atkins, Parenting Expert, Broadcaster, Speaker and Author

Session Title: Smart Procurement- Using PSBOs to buy strategically and compliantly in complex markets
Speakers: Steph Coleman, National Account Manager, ESPO and Simon Herne, Sales Manager, ESPO

EXHIBITOR HIGHLIGHTS

WHAT OUR EXHIBITORS HAD TO SAY

“Judicium Education very much enjoyed Exhibiting and speaking at the Schools and Academies Show. An excellent opportunity to engage with senior leaders, and promote discussion to better serve the education sector; as it’s needs develop and evolve.”

Alex Mehta
Judicium Education