Monthly Archives: March 2013

Are Our University Courses Really Worth £9,000 a year?

A study commissioned by the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) of 1,000 third-year undergraduates revealed many students felt let down by teaching standards at universities and the courses would be poor value for money. The majority believed that feedback on their work … Continue reading

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UK Universities Slip Down the World Reputation Rankings

Last week, the 2012-2013 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings were released, they show that over the past two years, three UK universities have dropped out of the top 100. Higher education groups have called for more funding after British … Continue reading

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From 1st April 2013 Certain Incidents Must be Reported to the CQC

From 1 April there are certain events and incidents that by law you have to notify the CQC of. These incidents include: Regulation 12: Changes to a provider’s statement of purpose. Regulation 14: Absence (and return from absence) of registered … Continue reading

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What to Expect From a CQC Inspection

Once you are registered with the CQC, from 1 April 2013, they will continue to check you are meeting the essential standards. A leaflet has been published about what to expect from an inspection, the leaflet covers: 1. The focus … Continue reading

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Outstanding CQC Registration Applications

There are still a small number of Primary Medical Service providers that are expected to register that haven’t applied to the CQC yet. All NHS primary medical services working under one of the following contracts or agreements must register. General … Continue reading

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Writers & Artists: How to Hook an Agent Event

A new date has been announced for the popular How to Hook an Agent event from Writers’ & Artists’. The event takes place on Saturday 13th April. There will be a morning of expert guidance from experienced literary agents followed by … Continue reading

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