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Awareness among universities of their responsibilities under consumer protection law is increasing, although some poor practices remain, the UK's competition watchdog has found. 26 Jul 2016
FOCUS: Looking towards Asia and the US to recruit new students and, potentially, obtain funding for research projects may help UK universities to offset some of the damage that the UK's vote to leave the EU will have on their finances. 25 Jul 2016
Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.
This guide was last updated in November 2012.
This guide was last updated in May 2013.
This guide is based on UK law. It was written in October 2010.
A group of MPs are investigating how universities can be encouraged to adopt a longer term approach to the commercialisation of their intellectual property (IP). 12 Jul 2016
A lack of digital skills is costing the UK £63 billion a year in lost GDP, the UK parliament's Science and Technology Committee has said. 14 Jun 2016
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