In December, the Queen's Speech outlined the new government's plans for immigration reform in 2020. We set out the forthcoming changes to immigration law, and how this impacts the independent schools sector.
University Finance Directors and School Bursars should be aware of upcoming reform of benchmark interest rates in the United Kingdom, particularly for those schools with long term loans based on the sterling LIBOR rate of interest.
The charity sector recently made the news when two prominent schools turned down substantial donations to fund bursaries for underprivileged white boys. Where do charities stand when offered gifts on challenging terms?
Whilst schools will be pleased to hear that 2020 is unlikely to be the busiest year for employment law changes there are still some significant developments. This article looks at the main changes that are likely to have an impact on schools.
In the Queen's Speech following the recent general election, new government plans were set out for the coming year. Among other crucial topics such as Brexit, immigration reform featured prominently in the speech.
The Conservative Party promised £34bn more funding for the NHS by 2023-24, 50,000 more nurses, 50 million more GP appointments per year, 6,000 more GPs, 6,000 more primary care professionals and 40 new hospitals, ahead of the general election.
The leading life sciences industry representative bodies have written a joint letter urging the government, to ensure that the life sciences sector continues to benefit from any future relationship with the EU.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has launched the UK PharmaScan database, the prime source of intelligence on new medicines, indications and formulations and in-licensed medicines in clinical development.