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June 2024

We examine some of the distinctive features of students’ unions which cause problems with the new freedom of speech legislation.

June 2024

We look at the impact of the new freedom of speech legislation on students’ unions, as the first in a series of articles about the new changes.

May 2024

The latest consultation follows previous consultations on the new OfS complaints scheme and its proposed approach to regulating students’ unions.

May 2024

We summarise some useful advice on how to manage contentious issues within students’ unions.

March 2024

Students’ unions must take into account charity and education law when deciding what activities to engage in.

October 2023

ESG (short for environmental, social and governance) is a hot topic but what is it and do students’ unions need an ESG strategy?

December 2022

What does a students’ union need to consider if undertaking trading activity?

September 2022

How can student’s unions run campaigns and engage with political activity whilst complying with Charity Commission guidance?

September 2022

With students’ unions welcoming many new trustees at this time of year, this article is a reminder of what the role entails.

July 2022

Are students’ unions seeing a rise in the number of student complaints? Is the type of complaints changing? How should they be handled?

July 2022

Can students’ unions still hold remote AGMs in a post-lockdown world?

February 2022

In this article, we aim to clear up the confusion over who has the authority to sign documents on behalf of an unincorporated students’ union.

December 2021

While SUs have a variety of more pressing matters to consider, pensions are often the largest liability a SU carries.

October 2021

How can students’ unions make their voice heard?

July 2021

What can charities learn from the high profile collapse of the Kids Company?

July 2021

Have higher education courses during the pandemic offered students good value for money?

April 2021

Representatives will often find themselves faced with agreements or contracts to sign, including sponsorship, advertising, coaching or marketing.

March 2021

New proposed measures continue debate on free speech on university campuses.

March 2021

Students’ unions that want to incorporate this summer need to start the process now.

August 2020

We look at how students might request grading information from schools and colleges following results day and how to deal with such requests.

August 2020

It's now over two years to the month since the biggest change in data protection law for a generation.

May 2020

Why are criminals using international students and what can students' unions be doing to raise awareness and protect students?

April 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is a "black swan" event and lockdown, social distancing and self isolation are the immediate consequences for individuals.

October 2019

Could the recent growth in student housing co-operatives be one solution to the challenge of housing students in an affordable, fair way?

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03 Jul 2024

Wrigleys Solicitors unveils latest partner promotions

Yorkshire-based legal specialist Wrigleys Solicitors has promoted two solicitors to partner as key departments continue to grow.

02 Jul 2024

Lune Valley Community Land Trust – a sustainable, community-led, affordable housing project

Having helped Lune Valley CLT to purchase a site for their proposed housing development, we went along to take a look at the results…

28 Jun 2024

Freedom of speech and the unique nature of students’ unions

We examine some of the distinctive features of students’ unions which cause problems with the new freedom of speech legislation.