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July 2020

The Covid-19 'double whammy' facing UK foreign students
International undergrads risk losing property left in dorms as Covid-19 struck, plus future rent guarantee woes. Ex-Uni boss John Simons and lawyer Nicola Fairbairn reflect on a dilemma for managers, students and families.

June 2020

The unfolding crisis for the UK's English summer schools
Business acquisitions consultant James Dixey and summer school director Harry Hortyn describe how Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on a £1.4bn industry, and what owners need to do to survive and attract students in the future.
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The law requires UK local authorities to make swathes of financial records available for public scrutiny for 20 days each year. We provide a guide to when, where and how journalists can exercise rights to hold councils to account for the way they spend taxpayers' money.

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Specialist Journalism
Edited by Barry Turner & Richard Orange
Routledge, Oxfordshire

Combining practical 'how to' skills with reflection on the place of each specialism in the industry, this guide features the skills needed to cover specialist areas, including writing match reports for sport, reviewing the arts, and dealing with complex information for science. The book also discusses how specialist journalists have contributed to the mainstream news agenda, as well as analysing how different issues have been covered in each specialism, such as the credit crunch, global warming, national crime statistics and the celebrity culture in sport.

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