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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the Impact on University Business

Friday, 06 October 2017

The GDPR will affect every aspect of university business from procurement to commercialisation of research. Some of the changes will require significantly different ways of working with personal information from current practice.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the Impact on University Business

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Negotiating Senior Severance Packages - New Guidance Published

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Over the past few years there has been significant public and press interest in the remuneration packages of Vice-Chancellors and other senior staff and in particular the pay gap between the highest and lowest paid employees in HE institutions.

Negotiating Senior Severance Packages - New Guidance Published

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Building Resilience Amongst Uncertainty

Thursday, 14 September 2017

The pace of change and new levels of uncertainty in the higher education sector are having a greater impact than ever on staff working in higher education institutions.

Building Resilience Amongst Uncertainty

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Rent Guarantee Schemes for Students

Thursday, 14 September 2017

A common theme in student satisfaction surveys is the high cost of privately rented accommodation in many university towns and cities, with some landlords even asking students for the full academic year's rent upfront.

Rent Guarantee Schemes for Students

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

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

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

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

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

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?