Role of the academies, colleges and universities panel

Key functions of the Academies, Colleges and Universities Panel are listed below.

The panel:

  • considers accounting, audit, financial management, business risk assessment and control issues as they affect academies, colleges and universities
  • responds to consultation and discussion papers and exposure drafts issued by government, professional and regulatory bodies
  • advises on best practice and standards for members and employers
  • liaises with government, professional regulators and other bodies relevant to academies, colleges and universities.

Current projects

  • Guide to the role of the accounting officer in academies.
  • Guide for finance committee members in academies, colleges and universities.