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Grant Funding - Worried About State Aid?

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Higher education institutions are increasingly being asked to obtain a state aid opinion as a pre-condition to the release of EU or UK grant funding.

Grant Funding - Worried About State Aid?

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Consultation on Student Contracts

Thursday, 14 September 2017

On 20 July, Jo Johnson announced that he will instruct the new Office for Students to consult the higher education sector on the introduction of standardised student contracts.

Consultation on Student Contracts

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Higher Education - Teaching and Inclusive Practices

Friday, 18 August 2017

Teaching and learning within Higher Education has arguably never had a profile as high as it does right now. It is not difficult to see why.

Higher Education - Teaching and Inclusive Practices

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Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

Thursday, 20 July 2017

As our lives become increasingly digitalised, thousands of organisations hold and process personal information about individuals every day.

Putting a Price on Privacy - Unlawful Disclosure of Information

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Higher Education - Building Resilience

Friday, 04 August 2017

Why this is crucial to the successful delivery of institutional responses to the challenges facing the Higher Education sector

Higher Education - Building Resilience

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There Is No Such Thing as a VAT Free Lunch

Monday, 10 July 2017

Many higher education institutions provide practical training for students, particularly on vocational courses. This ranges from providing musical entertainment to dental work to patients.

There Is No Such Thing as a VAT Free Lunch

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Delivering Online Courses? 4 Issues You Need to Consider

Monday, 10 July 2017

An increasing number of higher education institutions are delivering courses online, often though entering into arrangements with education technology providers.

Delivering Online Courses? 4 Issues You Need to Consider

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Complaints in the Higher Education Sector - the Latest Trends

Monday, 10 July 2017

In May, the Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA) published its annual report for 2015-16.

Complaints in the Higher Education Sector - the Latest Trends

Articles & Blogs Higher Education Technology & Startups

Using Technology to Transform the Back Office

Friday, 02 June 2017

Administrative and facilities services in higher education are core to the student experience, and pressure on resources is driving many institutions to look at new ways to deliver more with less.

Using Technology to Transform the Back Office

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

2017 - A Year of Change or Keep Calm and Carry On?

Friday, 17 March 2017

Last year proved to be a year of surprises on all fronts. It was difficult to know what was most unexpected : Leicester City winning the Premiership, the UK voting for Brexit, or, in the US, Donald Trump confounding his many critics by becoming President.

2017 - A Year of Change or Keep Calm and Carry On?

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

New Guidance on Judicial Review Applications - What Is Changing?

Friday, 10 March 2017

Last month the High Court gave some important general guidance for higher education institutions and students involved in disputes, and has made clear that parties that do not comply with this guidance may face costs sanctions.

New Guidance on Judicial Review Applications - What Is Changing?

Articles & Blogs Employment Higher Education

14 Things Higher Education Institutions Should Know about Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

These FAQs look at the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 and some of the common queries associated with the gender pay gap reporting obligations under the Regulations.

14 Things Higher Education Institutions Should Know about Gender Pay Gap Reporting

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EdTech: Key Issues and Potential Elephant Traps

Friday, 24 February 2017

We are all being told that 2017 is the year of EdTech. So what implications does that have for new types of arrangements between universities and the providers of EdTech services?

EdTech: Key Issues and Potential Elephant Traps

Articles & Blogs Employment Higher Education

Disability Discrimination - a Warning for Employers

Friday, 03 February 2017

Two recent tribunal decisions on the application of the disability discrimination legislation have reached somewhat surprising conclusions and could have far-reaching implications for universities as employers.

Disability Discrimination - a Warning for Employers

Articles & Blogs Higher Education Immigration

New Rules for Tier 2 Foreign Workers - What You Need to be Aware of

Friday, 03 February 2017

From 6 April 2017, skilled workers applying for Tier 2 visas outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates...

New Rules for Tier 2 Foreign Workers - What You Need to be Aware of