Bianca Silva


Head of Education, Partner

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Bianca heads the firm’s Schools & Academies sector, leading a team of Partners due to her specialist knowledge and expertise developed over 30 years; initially supporting a number of schools in the 1990’s which became Grant Maintained, then moving on to support independent schools as well as schools converting to Academy status and today advising established and growing Multi Academy Trusts, often with complex structures and individual needs.  Her diverse portfolio includes many charities, schools, academies, religious organisations and voluntary groups as well as commercial and owner managed businesses.  

Bianca holds the ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting, which acknowledges expertise and experience in charity accounting and finance at the highest level and is regularly referred to by Partners of the firm to provide guidance on the complex and regulated accounting requirements faced by the Not for Profit sector.

Bianca takes a personal interest in her clients' success and is proud to support the many dedicated individuals, organisations and professionals to achieve their goals. A member of the Churches Main Committee, she devotes much of her spare time to doing voluntary work.

My latest insights

Professional Clerking

by Bianca Silva

With the spotlight on governance it’s easy to overlook the clerk, who can be a vital resource, supporting the effective functioning of the governing body. The voluntary nature of governance makes the role all the more important as it provides a vital link to administrative...

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The Gift Aid Appeal

by Bianca Silva

As academies increasingly have to come up with creative ways to address funding shortfalls...

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Academies - Funding Reforms

by Bianca Silva

With the uncertainty following the result of the EU referendum and the appointment of...

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Academies Financial Handbook 2016

by Bianca Silva

The EFA have published the 2016 edition of the Academies Financial Handbook...

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Academies - The Apprenticeship Levy

by Bianca Silva

Larger Academies and MAT’s in England are facing further pressure on their budgets as those...

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Schools re-united? A new era of collaboration

by Bianca Silva

Since 2010 over 4,500 schools have become an academy as government policy continues to...

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