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Advice on governance, statutes and ordinances in the Higher Education sector

In relation to chartered universities we have considerable experience in statutes and ordinances, and particularly the provisions regarding academic staff.

Academic staff and transitions to revised model and modernised statutes

Our experience includes the transition to the new model statute under the Education Reform Act 1988 to the revised model statute and to modernised statutes whereby staff matters may be removed from the body of the statutes and placed in supporting regulations subject to statutory provisions concerning academic freedom and other fundamental matters.

Charitable status of universities

As a charity firm we are also well placed to advice on the charitable status of universities both in relation to exempt status in relation to universities and non-exempt status in relation to Oxford and Cambridge Colleges.

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12 Apr 2021

Could the new Community Ownership Fund benefit community-led housing groups?

Community groups will be able to bid for funding from June 2021, to help rescue local community assets at risk of being lost.

08 Apr 2021

Trust Registration Service and The Fifth Money Laundering Directive

A large number of trusts that were not previously required to register must now register on TRS in 2022.

06 Apr 2021

The Church of England’s ‘Coming Home’ Report – a summary.

This article looks at the ‘Coming Home’ Report, recently published by the Church of England addressing the current housing crisis in this country.