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Freedom of Information - How to Recognise a Vexatious Request

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Higher education institutions have learnt through hard experience the importance of getting Freedom of Information requests right.

Freedom of Information - How to Recognise a Vexatious Request

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Immigration - Latest News for Tier 4 Sponsors and Students

Thursday, 18 February 2016

The Home Office has recently introduced a new online application service for Tier 4 students applying for leave from within the UK.

Immigration - Latest News for Tier 4 Sponsors and Students

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Fixed Term Contracts in Higher Education - are there still underlying dangers?

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Fixed term contracts and other types of atypical contracts are widely used in the higher education sector, usually for very good reasons, but they can still set traps for the unwary.

Fixed Term Contracts in Higher Education - are there still underlying dangers?

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Award Winning Debt Recovery Specialist Joins our Higher Education Team

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Dee Kundi, an award winning debt recovery specialist, has joined VWV's expanding Higher Education team as a Partner.

Award Winning Debt Recovery Specialist Joins our Higher Education Team

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Copyright - back from the dead and "fit for the internet age"?

Thursday, 18 February 2016

A few years ago, a prominent politician speaking at a media conference declared that, as a result of internet piracy and the challenges of digital technology, copyright was effectively dead.

Copyright - back from the dead and

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Subsidiary companies - Avoiding the Pitfalls and Maximizing the Benefits

Friday, 08 January 2016

Many higher education institutions establish and use subsidiary companies in the course of managing their day-to-day operations

Subsidiary companies - Avoiding the Pitfalls and Maximizing the Benefits

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A Practical Guide to Major Property Developments

Friday, 13 November 2015

We have all seen the wow factor that accompanies a brand new campus or building.

A Practical Guide to Major Property Developments

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US Safe Harbor Provision Suspended

Thursday, 05 November 2015

The consequence of the ruling is that universities that currently rely on Safe Harbor will need to review how they ensure that they transfer data to the US in line with the law in the UK.

US Safe Harbor Provision Suspended

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Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for Universities

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 consolidates previous legislation relating to slavery and trafficking under two main offences: servitude or forced labour, and arranging or facilitating the travel of an individual with a view to that person being exploited.

Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Implications for Universities

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Mitigating the Risk of Unconscious Bias

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The creation and development of a more diverse workforce and learning environment at all levels is an important objective for most universities and higher education institutions (HEIs).

Mitigating the Risk of Unconscious Bias

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Preventing Terrorism - Duties in the Higher Education Sector

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The Prevent Strategy was first introduced by the government in 2007 and was devised to combat all forms of radicalisation.

Preventing Terrorism - Duties in the Higher Education Sector

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Legal Advice Privilege - What is it and how can you preserve it?

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Higher education institutions should be aware of the application and importance of the concept of legal privilege and take steps to preserve it.

Legal Advice Privilege - What is it and how can you preserve it?

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One of the Lads - Tackling Sexual Harassment and 'Lad Culture' on Campus

Thursday, 01 October 2015

Savid Javid, the government's Business Secretary, recently wrote to the Vice Chancellors of universities urging them to set up a taskforce to explore ways of tackling 'lad culture' on campus.

One of the Lads - Tackling Sexual Harassment and 'Lad Culture' on Campus

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Data Protection Issues all Higher Education Institutions Should Be Aware Of

Thursday, 01 October 2015

All universities and higher education institutions handle personal data, be it in relation to students, staff or members of the public.

Data Protection Issues all Higher Education Institutions Should Be Aware Of

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Brexit - The Implications for the Higher Education Sector

Friday, 24 June 2016

Now that the British electorate has voted to leave the European Union, the potential opportunities and threats of Brexit for the higher education sector will start to take shape.