Record membership of English UK
25 October 2010
English UK membership has just reached an all-time high. Tellus Plymouth has just become the 446th member of the organisation! read more +
Check you have D1 planning permission for all premises
19 October 2010
Penningtons Solicitors LLP has notified us that the UKBA is increasingly citing planning permission issues to justify enforcement action against Tier 4 sponsors. read more +
English UK training days - November 2010
15 October 2010
Risk Assessment for Education Providers - Thursday 4 November read more +
Effective Communication for Customer Service Professionals - Thursday 25 November
Employment Law Update - Friday 26 November
English UK @ IEFT Fall 2010 Student Recruitment Exhibitions
14 October 2010
Once again, English UK will be present at the IEFT exhibitions in Turkey from 17-24 October.
Come and visit us in Ankara (Sheraton Hotel & Convention Centre) on 17 October, Izmir (Hilton Hotel) on 19 October, Bursa (Holiday Inn Hotel) on 21 October, and Istanbul (Hilton Hotel) on 23/24 October.
Recent travel advisory warnings
12 October 2010
Visitors to the UK are being reassured about their safety after the US issued a travel alert about Europe last week.
The American government issued a travel "advisory" warning of possible terror attacks in Europe, and urging its citizens to be "cautious" when travelling. But Americans were not urged to avoid Europe, and the advice is not at the highest level of alert. read more +
Pickering New Headline Speaker for English UK Teachers' Conference
6 October 2010
Get off to a great start with George Pickering at this year's 2010 English UK Teachers' Conference! George has agreed to step in at short notice to replace Jeremy Harmer, who has had to withdraw from this year's event. We are hoping to have Jeremy back for 2011. read more +
TIER - travel advisory update
5 October 2010
You will no doubt have picked up in the press that the US Bureau of Consular Affairs issued a travel advisory yesterday to alert U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. An alert is less serious than a travel warning and an attack is not thought to be imminent. read more +
Visa Processing Costs EU Over €500m
5 October 2010
Visa processing is losing the EU over €500 million a year, says the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA).
ETOA’s survey of tour operators and agents, which was conducted over the summer, focused on origin markets whose citizens must obtain a visa to visit the EU. These markets represent key growth opportunities for EU tourism. read more +