Helping MAT finance teams stay ahead

We believe in supporting MAT finance teams to deliver excellent financial management. Explore a range of resources and best practice recommendations from our team of experts, as well as current advice from MAT leaders.

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From our blog

Follow our blog for everything new and noteworthy in MAT finance – from product announcements to feature updates, user stories to MAT growth insights, let’s talk about it.

IMP - The Ultimate GAG Pooling Guide
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GAG Pooling: The Complete Guide for MATs
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MAT budget review: 4 top tips for 2024 
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MAT budget preparation: 10 top tips from IMP
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News and opinion
More MATs pooling GAG and reserves to look after “financially weaker schools” or “target additional resource”, according to new report
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IMP Software shortlisted for national Megabuyte100 Emerging Stars award for best-performing technology company
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Growth journey continues for IMP Software, as MAT finance experts prepare to celebrate fifth anniversary

The MAT Finance Show

Watch all the episodes of The MAT Finance Show, our podcast dedicated to exploring the MAT finance sector.

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Episode Topic | How to
MAT Budgeting 101: How to achieve a cohesive approach across your schools
IMP - MFS - New Brand - ep 30
Episode Topic | GAG pooling
Needs-based budgeting and GAG pooling - a sector update
IMP - MFS - New Brand - ep 29
Episode Topic | ICFP
How we enable ICFP to be embedded
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Episode Topic | ICFP
What's stopping the sector from embedding ICFP
IMP - MFS - New Brand - ep 27
Episode Topic | MAT Centralisation
MAT centralisation. A guide to financial operating models
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Episode Topic | News and opinion
Will there ever be a time when trusts are funded directly?

IMP Events

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Intro to IMP Planner
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Introduction to IMP Planner

Case studies

MATs just like yours share their experiences with IMP Sofware and the impact we have helped them have on their trust.

MAT Size | 11 to 20 Schools
Red Kite Learning Trust
Heart Academies Trust
MAT Size | 1 to 10 Schools
HEART Academies Trust
Eko Trust
MAT Size | 1 to 10 Schools
Eko Trust creates the financial management infrastructure for growth with IMP Planner
MAT Size | 1 to 10 Schools
IMP Planner takes away the stress of financial planning for Emmaus Catholic MAC
MAT Size | 1 to 10 Schools
IMP Planner makes financial planning easier for Excelsior Multi Academy Trust
Cathedral Schools
MAT Size | 1 to 10 Schools
Cathedral Schools Trust: IMP Planner is the Perfect Budgeting Solution for MATs


Download our latest research on the challenges facing the MAT finance sector.

GAG Pooling Report 2024 Feature
Topic | GAG pooling
GAG Pooling & Centralisation in MATs
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Topic | MAT Growth
The 2030 MAT growth challenge
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Topic | MAT Growth
A growing philosophy
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Topic | GAG pooling
Pooling reserves and budget centralisation in multi-academy trusts

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