Dear Bright Tribe Academy Trust,
According to the Academies Financial Handbook 2015 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/sy...) published by the EFA academies are responsible for applying ‘cost’ value to good and services received through trade with connected parties (according to section 3.2).
Could you confirm the names of the companies that Bright Tribe Academy Trust are currently considering ‘connected’ and thus applying the ‘cost’ value ruling to?
Thank you for your email requesting information about the Academy Trust, which we received on 21 April 2016.
This is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty school days.
If you have any queries about this request, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Dear Mr Bacon
We write further to your email of [20th [OR] 21st April] where you requested information about companies that we are currently considering ‘connected’ and thus applying the ‘cost’ value ruling to.
We can confirm that we hold this information. However, the information is exempt from disclosure under Sections 21 and 22 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This is because the information is accessible to you, as it is in the public domain. Our financial statements for 2014-15, which are available free of charge through the Companies House Beta service and on our website, contain this information and, to the extent that those accounts represent the position in the year 2014-15 rather than the position as at today’s date, the latter is intended for publication at a future date in our forthcoming filed accounts.
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