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FOCUS: Funding constraints often mean that universities have to construct new buildings in two or more 'phases'. However, doing so can create unwelcome and unexpected VAT issues for universities, as a recent VAT tribunal decision showed. 23 Jun 2015
FOCUS: Policies proposed by the Conservative Party during the recent general election campaign would increase the competiveness of UK higher education. It is therefore vital that universities are able to offer modern facilities and the best student experience.... 15 Jun 2015
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This guide is based on UK law. It was written in October 2010. In these uncertain times there is a risk that universities may discuss or disclose between themselves details of their future intentio...
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 May 2013.
FOCUS: UK higher education (HE) providers must review their terms and conditions for students ahead of an upcoming compliance review or risk civil - or, in extreme circumstances, criminal - sanctions. 11 Jun 2015
Employers may be entitled to deduct a day's pay for strike action at the rate of 1/260th of the striking worker's salary depending on contractual terms, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 28 May 2015
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