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Ahead in the Cloud - A BUFDG Guide to Finance System Implementation in H E

A guide from BUFDG and KPMG on implementing a new finance system, taking account of today’s technology, market, and sector trends. The guide draws on the experience, thoughts, and advice of several senior Finance, IT, and transformation leads in a sample of universities around the country.

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SORP update - FRS 102 released


Joni Rhodes

The FRC has issued amendments to FRS 102, commencing the development of the new FEHE SORP.

SORP 2026 project partner confirmed


Joni Rhodes

KPMG confirmed as SORP 2026 Accounting Advisory Services partner.

Climate-related engagements with banks & fund managers


Joni Rhodes

The University of Cambridge Request for Proposals has launched.

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BUFDG Report on the Costing and Contribution of Teaching Activities

The aim of this report is to provide experience-based guidance to universities as they engage in activities relating to the costing and establishment of the contribution of Teaching activities, for internal purposes. The report was developed by Alan Bates, an independent consultant for HE, with the involvement of more than 12 universities that are active in costing teaching activities.

Upcoming Events

Employment Status Surgery


Online via MS Teams - 10-11am

The Employment Status Surgery is open to all university members who has a query, issue, challenge, etc about a particular employment status issue. 

Midlands Tax Group Meeting


University of Leicester (Sir Bob Burgess Building)

Taking place in-person at Manchester Metropolitan University. Registration from 9.45am with an anticipated finish time of 3.30pm.  Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.

Payroll & Employment Tax Group (PEG) quarterly update


Online via MS Teams - 1-3pm

Join BUFDG, RSM, BDO, KPMG and more for a quarterly update on all things payroll and employment taxes. 


Global Mobility Country Database

BUFDG have published a database with summaries and links to current double taxation agreements, appropriate social security position, along with other useful links, on a country by country basis.

Download the database

Import Duty and VAT relief e-learning

We've launched an e-learning course for anyone who deals with imports and obtaining goods from overseas on a regular basis and needs a more in-depth knowledge of the import VAT and duty reliefs that are available to the H E sector. 

Our e-learning courses

Subsidiary Companies

We've launched a new web page covering all things Subsidiaries. It includes our four short explainer videos, recent webinars, as well as links to other useful resources

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