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The finance team is led by the Finance Director, Alex Rutterford-Duffety, and supported by a team of highly experienced financial professionals.

Our Headteachers are responsible for putting their school budgets together for submission and approval by this team.

Support services include:

  • Termly school visits
  • School Business Manager termly network meetings
  • Termly newsletter and actuarial advice
  • Provision of pension disclosure and financial statements
  • Financial advice
  • All company secretarial responsibilities
  • Professional accountancy support
  • EFA returns
  • Internal and central auditing
  • Budget training and advice
  • End of Year Pension Return

Please use the DEMAT Financial Handbook for initial guidance.  However, please contact the DEMAT finance team for any financial queries, at finance@demat.org.uk.

Property

The Property Services team is led by Jacqueline McCamphill, Director of Trust Development, and supported by our in-house Estates and Legal Manager.

Support Services include:

  • Professional buildings management support
  • Guidance on use of property and land, including use by third parties
  • Guidance in relation to projects and procurement
  • Guidance on tendering, selection and appointment of consultants and contractors
  • Trusts and use of funds
  • Capital funding sources
  • Asset management planning