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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?

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

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

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

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

'Schools that work for everyone' Consultation - What impact on higher education institutions?

Monday, 30 January 2017

The government's consultation on 'Schools that work for everyone' has been reported on widely in the press, primarily in relation to grammar schools and the implications for the benefits of charitable status for some independent schools.

'Schools that work for everyone' Consultation - What impact on higher education institutions?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Higher Education Immigration

Brexit - What Does It Mean for Your International Students?

Friday, 27 January 2017

Much of the discussion following the UK's referendum on leaving the EU has been about how Brexit will be implemented.

Brexit - What Does It Mean for Your International Students?

Articles & Blogs Higher Education Public Sector

Brexit - Procuring for the Future

Friday, 13 January 2017

A recurring question for procurement lawyers is whether the current procurement regime will continue to exist post-Brexit.

Brexit - Procuring for the Future

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

New Guidance on Tackling Harassment and Hate Crimes - What You Should Do Now

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

On 20 October, Universities UK published its long awaited report 'Changing the Culture' based on the findings of a taskforce established in 2015 to examine violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting students

New Guidance on Tackling Harassment and Hate Crimes - What You Should Do Now