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Published: 01 September 2017
Sector: Education

Higher Education - August 2017

Welcome to our latest Higher Education bulletin!
In this months edition:

New medical schools in England
The government is increasing the number of medical school places, which provides an opportunity for new medical schools at English universities

Fundraising Preference Service launched
The Fundraising Regulator’s proposal for a Fundraising Preference Service to enable consumers to stop communications from charities has been implemented

Procurement: models for price evaluation
We look at two common methods of price evaluation used in tenders and how these do not always achieve the best outcome for contracting authorities

NEC4: Key Changes
We summarise the main changes to the recently updated NEC4 form of building contract

Employment law roundup
It has been a busy few weeks in employment law. Here is a roundup of what you might have missed

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