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Protecting the student interest

17 Mar 2015 – Alex Bols

Students. Know your consumer rights. The message that universities which do not meet their obligations may be in breach of consumer law came through strongly in last week’s advice for students and providers on the impact of consumer law produced by the …

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50 Shades of Dross?

23 Feb 2015 – Alex Bols

There is a common refrain among universities about being tied up in red tape and concern about being punished for not following various Government rules. Whilst there may not be much pleasure in regulation, there is increasing recognition, particularly in …

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Autumn statement

03 Dec 2014 – Andy Westwood

The Chancellor has been busier than usual in the run up to an Autumn Statement. Before today’s speech he has been crossing the country announcing policies and investments as if Christmas had arrived early. So much so I half expected …

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