A report published by The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has found that in the financial year 2021/2022, international students contributed a net income of £37.4 billion to the UK economy. This is a 58% net increase from the financial year 2015-2016. The report considers students from a range of higher education courses from pathway […]
Welcome to the latest edition of Commercial Education Brief. This regular Freeths publication is dedicated to businesses working in the education sector. We aim to provide valuable insight into a number of legal issues relevant to your business interests. This edition has an international flavour with our ten top tips for managing international business relationships, […]
Freeths is delighted to share with you our special edition of Commercial Education Brief – dedicated to the EdTech sector with many useful features. If you are attending BETT there is a handy guide to marketing activity and how to do that in a GDPR compliant way! We also include features on single sign on, […]
The Public Accounts Committee considers school PFI projects as particularly complex when it comes to contract expiry. Why is this? And how can schools be transitioned out of a private finance arrangement most effectively? The very earliest contracts have expired, and some 200 will expire in the next 10 years. The private sector and the […]
Using Survey Monkey, Mailchimp or other cloud services in your business? The data transfers that you make may well be compromising your GDPR compliance The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and the powers this legislation provides to the US intelligence service and the FBI, is a problematic issue in the world of data […]
I am delighted to let you have a copy of Commercial Education Brief – a quarterly publication that we are launching as Freeths’ contribution to knowledge sharing within the education supplier industry. In Commercial Education Brief we aim to present topical issues of relevance to the sector, written from a legal perspective and with the […]
As the global lockdown left a globally mobile workforce stranded in countries across the world we will consider how the university sector will recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and how this will shape the future workforce. The higher education sector is international and globally mobile. The lockdown generated significant challenges for university HR teams with […]
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