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Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Coronavirus and Student Matters - Advice for Higher Education Institutions

Friday, 26 June 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to present unprecedented challenges for the higher education sector.

Coronavirus and Student Matters - Advice for Higher Education Institutions

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

How Will the Flexible Furlough Scheme Work?

Friday, 26 June 2020

There has been limited use of the Government's Job Retention Scheme in the Higher Education sector, but it has been of particular relevance to staff employed in universities' commercial undertakings.

How Will Flexible Furloughing Work?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education Immigration

Are You Sponsoring Tier 4 Students in 2020/21?

Friday, 26 June 2020

On 16 June 2020, the Government updated its coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for Tier 4 sponsors and international students.

How Will Flexible Furloughing Work?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education Public Sector

Coronavirus and the Payment of Suppliers - Procurement Policy Update

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

The Cabinet Office has issued a new procurement policy note setting out guidance on how the public sector should work with suppliers to move towards long term sustainable public contracts following coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus and the Payment of Suppliers - Procurement Policy Update

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

University Governance and the Financial Challenges Posed by Coronavirus

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

There is increasing public awareness of the challenges facing universities as a consequence of coronavirus (COVID-19). Not least are the adverse financial implications raised by reductions in tuition fee income...

University Governance and the Financial Challenges Posed by Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Coronavirus - University Governance and the Financial Challenges

Friday, 12 June 2020

There is increasing public awareness of the challenges facing universities as a consequence of coronavirus (COVID-19), not least the adverse financial implications for many within the UK's diverse higher education sector.

Coronavirus and Commercial Leases - What Universities Need to Consider

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Higher Education Institutions - How Do I Conduct a Coronavirus Risk Assessment?

Friday, 29 May 2020

Under health and safety law, there is a legal requirement for employers to give effect to appropriate arrangements for the planning, organisation, control, monitoring and review of health and safety risks and to update risk assessments...

Higher Education Institutions - How Do I Conduct a Coronavirus Risk Assessment?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Government Guidance on Annual Leave During Coronavirus

Friday, 29 May 2020

The Government recently released some further helpful guidance on managing annual leave during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Government Guidance on Annual Leave During Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Higher Education - Sector Stability and Integrity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, 29 May 2020

Higher education providers are feeling the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) and will be concerned about the impact of reduced fee income in the months ahead.

Higher Education - Sector Stability and Integrity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, 15 May 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means information requests are likely to be low-priority for higher education institutions, but it is important to understand what the ICO has said about its approach to regulation and what this means in practice.

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Subject Access and Examinations - What Are the Obligations of HEIs?

Friday, 15 May 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has meant wide-scale cancellation and reformulation of assessment processes for academic institutions, including HEIs.

Subject Access and Examinations - What Are the Obligations of HEIs?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

How Should HEIs Manage Staff Who Are Reluctant to Return to Work After Coronavirus Restrictions Are Eased?

Friday, 15 May 2020

When lockdown was announced, many HEIs were plunged overnight into remote working. However, remote working is not possible for all employees and the Government has now issued new guidance on the circumstances in which staff should return to work.

How Should HEIs Manage Staff who are Reluctant to Return to Work After Coronavirus Restrictions are Eased?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Homeworking - What Are the Key Considerations for Higher Education Institutions?

Friday, 24 April 2020

Significant numbers of HE staff are now working from home and there is no clear indication from the Government as to when social distancing measures may start to be relaxed and there may be a return to some kind of normality.

Homeworking - What are the Key Considerations for HEIs?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education Immigration

Coronavirus - Immigration Update for Universities

Monday, 01 June 2020

The Government has published further updates to the Tier 4 policy concessions which have been put in place in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus - Tier 4 Immigration Update for Universities

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Using University Property to Combat Coronavirus

Monday, 27 April 2020

While coronavirus (COVID-19) is placing all sorts of pressure on our daily business and personal lives, there are plenty of signs that many people are doing their bit in these difficult times. Good Samaritans are everywhere.

Using University Property to Combat Coronavirus