Group Details

Berkshire School Business Managers Group

The East Berkshire Business Managers Group was set up so that Business Managers in Academies and Maintained Schools in East Berkshire, could meet regularly to resolve issues collaboratively. This group faces common challenges and there are huge benefits from pooling experience and buying power. The Group facilitates the following:

  • Presentations by suppliers for services of interest to the group
  • Opportunities to look at collaborative procurement leveraging the group spend to benefit schools of all types and sizes
  • Open forum to act as the enabler for discussion on aspects such as the sharing of best practice, documentation, policies and procedures
  • Shared training and CPD opportunities

In addition the group has an online forum which provides:

  • A forum to start discussions
  • A central repository for standard documents and policies
  • A list of useful links to various education organisations, suppliers etc
  • A Jobs Board ( to advertise vacancies in member schools

Meetings are held in East Berkshire once every half-term.  For further information on how to join the group please contact Rhian Begg on 07875 55 36 85 or via email on [email protected]