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Published: 14 December 2017
Sector: Education

Higher Education Bulletin - December 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of our Higher Education bulletin!

In this month's edition:

The growing responsibilities of governing bodies
The OfS registration conditions highlight the need for greater involvement by university governing bodies

Freedom of speech or unfit to practise?
A recent case on the tricky balance between freedom of speech and fitness to practise

Citizenship and Brexit: the end of the beginning
We now have some certainty on citizens’ rights after Brexit, although some unanswered questions still remain

Avoiding smash and grab adjudications
A reminder of the importance of issuing pay less notices in construction projects

Proposal to close new DB accruals in USS
The recent proposals from the Universities Superannuation Scheme

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