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  • Saudi Arabia Cultural Bureau confirms they can accept electronic invoices
    18 May 2020

    In order to move to electronic invoices, English UK member centres are asked to observe certain conditions...

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  • First ever online members' conference emphasises collaboration to overcome challenges
    18 May 2020

    Be honest and transparent, remember the details, collaborate and keep communicating.

    A few insights from last week's Members' Conference, which attracted almost 500 registrations for two plenaries and 16 breakout sessions on marketing, finance, safeguarding, teaching online and more. Thank you to all our delegates and speakers for creating such an interesting and inspiring afternoon.

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  • English UK continues to lobby for inclusion of ELT sector in business rates relief
    15 May 2020

    We made our case at a meeting of the Education Sector Advisory Group, co-chaired by Graham Stuart MP...

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  • Tourist businesses worth billions may close because they are excluded from Government's rate relief scheme
    1 May 2020

    Trade associations representing thousands of tourist businesses, together with the Local Government Association, have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking him to urgently change civil servants' interpretation of his Coronavirus Business Rates Relief Scheme, launched to support the UK's hospitality and leisure industries.

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  • Market insights from the British Council China
    30 April 2020

    Jazreel Goh, director of education & sports for British Council China, has been speaking to agents in China about the impact of Covid-19 on international student mobility.

    "disruption will have a huge impact on summer school groups from China. Over 90% of agents indicated that there would be no summer school groups travelling to the UK this year."

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