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Who will lead successful change in HE?

The current zeitgeist in the UK higher education scene is all about balancing the books and proving your worth. Leaders in the sector are under pressure to show tangible outcomes and navigate mounting financial challenges. There's this ongoing debate about whether a degree is really worth it, especially when tuition fees have been stuck since 2012 while costs keep rising. This article has been written by the team at Gatenby Sanderson ahead of the UHR 2024 Conference.

Cost saving people strategies: using subsidiaries for pension provision

As part of this year’s UHR annual conference, we will be hosting a Special Interest Group session on Cost Saving People Strategies: Navigating the Tricky Issues. Along with withdrawing from national pay bargaining and voluntary severance schemes, one of the strategies which we will be discussing in the session is the establishment of subsidiary companies for alternative defined contribution (DC) pension provision. This article is provided ahead of the 2024 UHR Conference by the team at Mills & Reeve.

Powering Innovation and Creativity in Higher Education HR

Employee care has been given a whole new meaning thanks to the pandemic, and HR has been front and centre of the response as organisations have adapted to new ways of working almost overnight. In this trusted role, HR teams need to seize opportunities to help their organisations continue evolving and drive some real innovation in approaches to people management. This article is provided by the team at Oracle ahead of the UHR 2024 Conference.

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