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Published: 31 May 2017
Sector: Education

Higher Education Bulletin - May 2017

Welcome to our latest Higher Education Bulletin!

In this month's edition: 

Philanthropic payday for UK universities as donations surpass £1 billion
The increasing benefits to universities from fundraising, particularly legacy donations

Damaging damages remedies in procurement
A recent case which found a clause excluding liability to be reasonable despite the fact that it sought to exclude liability for death and personal injury

Cash machines on campus
A recent case on how business rates apply to ATMs

Is it discriminatory to make an individual with Asperger’s sit a multiple choice test?
A recent case which considered the use of standardised tests in recruitment processes and their potential impact on disabled people.

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