BUFDG Finance Festival 2024

Book now for the sector extravaganza of everything HE Finance!

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Calculating the cost of net-zero

What will achieving net zero carbon cost the HE sector? A new calculator tool and report to help HEPs adopt a long-term investment approach and plan net zero targets.

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Management Accountants' Week – Recordings


Rachel Ward

If you missed our Management Accountants' week, you can still book a place to access the content.

Autumn Statement 2023: BUFDG analysis


Andrea Marshall

BUFDG's full analysis of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement 2023, for BUFDG members

Ongoing support for Cost of Carbon Calculator


Joni Rhodes

Maintenance and technical support for the Cost of Carbon Calculator confirmed for 2024. 

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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

BUFDG Finance Festival 2024


Online via Hopin

The BUFDG Finance Festival 2024 is an online 3-day extravaganza of all things HE finance, taking place from Monday 11th to Wednesday 13th of March. 

Time to Talk - VAT and Open Access - a member-only roundtabl...


Online via MS Teams - 10-11.30am

Andrea Marshall will chair a roundtable, member only event, to discuss VAT and Open Access (publication of research findings.)

South-West Deputy Finance Directors Meeting


Online via MS Teams - 2-4pm

An online meeting for our South West Deputy Finance Directors or Senior Leaders. 


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

Tax on research e-learning

If you need an introduction to the tax treatment of research, then have a look at our recently launched e-learning course, accessible from our e-learning page

Our e-learning courses

BUFDG Annual Report 2023

In reading this report, we hope you will gain an insight into how BUFDG thinks and works, as well as the more ‘traditional’ annual report of what the organisation has achieved over the last year, and its financial situation and projections. This will hopefully show that BUFDG not only delivers value in the short-term but is also a sustainable and worthwhile partner for the whole sector in the long-term.

Read the report

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