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Recent comments made by a UK government minister should serve to remind public bodies that procurement law is "not a blocker to innovation", an expert has said. 17 Jan 2017
The UK could face a potential "brain drain" from its universities as academics look elsewhere for employment because of Brexit, the University and College Union (UCU) has said. 11 Jan 2017
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.
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The UK government has been urged to initiate a recruitment drive for the world's best scientists in a bid to enhance the attractiveness of the UK as a research base. 20 Dec 2016
There has been a "large spike" in immigration law related inquiries from UK universities and colleges, who are seeking to reassure anxious staff members concerned about the impact of Brexit, an employment law expert has said. 06 Dec 2016
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