Academy trust mergers made simple

Caraline Johnson, Head of Education and Jean Tsang, Associate at BWB have written for RSM’s ‘Academies back to school’ report on the rise in academy trust mergers.


The article follows a roundtable discussion held at RSM’s office in November 2017, which explored several areas of education policy including the direction of travel towards bigger and stronger multi-academy trusts.

Caraline and Jean set out the key considerations of a successful merger process including preliminary discussions; a robust business case; the due diligence process; governance; funding and branding.

Download the full report here.

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