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An education in the environment: how is your university managing its environmental risk?
Lisa Randall

15 December 2016

Universities face a wide range of environmental risks that arise during their day to day operations. Activities such as ensuring compliance with environmental legislation, the procurement of goods and services and the redevelopment or expansion of the estate all need to be understood and managed correctly.

Pub and restaurant groups boosted by November's London recovery

15 December 2016

Managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow 1.1% in November against the same month last year, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker – with London providing the biggest increase.

Notice fraud newsletter - December 2016

In this edition of Notice fraud we’ve highlighted some recent cases designed to help you recognise signs of fraud in the NHS.

The implications of a Trump presidency
Mark Harwood

13 December 2016

The reality of the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States provides a unique opportunity for the United Kingdom to improve trade, ensure investment and reinvigorate the special relationship with the US to terms more favourable to the British economy.

Salary sacrifice arrangements

13 December 2016

Schools must consider the impact of the announcement in the Autumn Statement that the use of salary sacrifice schemes is to be restricted from April 2017.

End of term report - Autumn 2016

13 December 2016

In this end of term edition we look at the apprenticeship levy, the end of P11D dispensations, new requirements for the gender pay gap and changes to data protection.

The end of P11D dispensations

13 December 2016

Following the abolition of P11D dispensations, has your school reviewed its procedures and processes to ensure you remain compliant?

Mind the gender pay gap

13 December 2016

The new requirement for gender pay gap reporting to be available online will impact most schools as large employers.

Planning for the apprenticeship levy

13 December 2016

Schools face extra pressure on their budgets as the apprenticeship levy impacts from April 2017.

The importance of good risk management and board assurance

13 December 2016

Does your board understand and implement a risk management strategy?