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Student mental wellbeing in Higher Education

Universities UK commissioned the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group to produce an updated guidance aimed at senior leaders and…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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Impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace

An often overlooked procurement question in the sector is the possible impact of the public contracts regime on the research funding marketplace.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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CMA guidance to universities about consumer protection law

The CMA has recently published guidance to help universities to understand and apply consumer protection laws in dealing with undergraduate students.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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Dealing with unpaid fees – what are your debt recovery options?

It is very important to tailor an appropriate and proportionate approach to litigating against defaulting parents.


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Are you ready for change? The Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) 2015

CDM 2015 aims to change the way in which clients fulfil their duties under the legislation and furthermore, puts greater emphasis on the…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Are the courts prepared to rule on academic judgement?

The courts have been reluctant to interfere with academic judgement as illustrated by Lord Justice Sedley in Clark v University of Lincolnshire and…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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A VAT update for FE colleges and universities

Universities may now be able to make reclaims for overpaid VAT in relation to income received from the operation of vocational training…

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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R (on the application of Alexander) v Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education

Mr Alexander sought permission to appeal against an order refusing him permission to apply for judicial review of a decision of the OIA.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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