Upcoming webinars

We have an ongoing schedule of our online Time to Talk sessions and other webinars. You can find details of all the upcoming webinars on our events calendar.

Upcoming webinars and events


Previous webinar recordings

You can find our latest webinar recordings below.

Time to Talk - Employer of Record

Pauline Devine and Pete Chapman from KPMG joined us last week for a Time to Talk session on the various issues to think about if your institution is considering engaging an 'Employer of Record' arrangement for employee movements across the globe.   To summarise - it can work but only for short-term, non-REF situations, but still might not alleviate potential tax implications. (30 November 2023)

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Time to Talk - NMW Common Failures from BDO

We were joined by NMW specialist Siobhan Waters and HE employment tax expert, Caroline Jones from BDO, who delivered an informative Time to Talk session on NMW common failures. (28 November 2023)

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Costing and Contribution of Teaching Activities

Following the publication of the 'costing and contribution of teaching activities report', Alan Bates (Higher Education Consultant) will summarise the key findings of the research, including the techniques used by the participating organisations. . (24 November 2023)

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Time to Talk - imports for procurement

Andrea Marshall talks on the topic of imports, specifically aimed at procurement practitioners.

Andrea will discuss some areas that might help the import run smoothly, save money and prevent HMRC holding up your import when the goods arrive in the UK. (14 November 2023)

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Time to Talk - Shared AVCs into LGPS with AVC Wise

This is relevant to those universities who have the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in place. Shared cost additional voluntary contributions (AVCs) are different to standard AVCs and AVCWise took our members through these changes, the tax benefits and the fund benefits of implementing a shared cost AVC scheme. (8 November 2023)

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Time to Talk - Immigration special with Newland Chase – hybrid and remote working

The session highlighted the changes to working practices and immigration policy since both Brexit and Covid, and the consequences to the HE sector who have the unenviable position of two separate sponsorship arrangements for students and employees. (31 October 2023)

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Time to Talk about Payments from Nigeria

Thomas Butler from Transfermate recaps on the rules for Nigerian citizens and businesses on remitting funds outside their country. (12 October 2023)

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Time to Talk - KPMG session on using Alteryx

In this Time to Talk session, KPMG show us how to use Alteryx for import entries reconciliation. (4 October 2023)

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Time to Talk - Global Mobility tool for the HE Sector - Condi

Phil Jukes from Oxford University demonstrates  Condi - a global mobility tool that he has created just for the Higher Education sector. The platform can be used to manage the end-to-end overseas working process; from risks assessments, cost estimates, and approvals through to A1 certificates, payroll data, and more.  (3 October 2023)

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Calculating the Cost of Net Zero – using the tool for financial planning

BUFDG were joined by delivery partners Energise for a live demonstration of how to use the Cost of Net Zero calculator for financial planning, in the context of a fictional university. The session also included an informative Q&A. (28 September 2023)

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Evergreen Trade Capital: flexible funding solutions for cashflow headaches

Marc Meyer-Webb and Olivier de Maximy, founders of Evergreen Trade Capital, are specialists in transformative supply chain finance (SCF) solutions.  

In this webinar, they explain how tailored funding support can help meet mounting liquidity challenges faced by HEIs. (26 September 2023)

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Time to Talk - Responsible Business (parts 1 & 2)

Lloyds Bank presented two webinars focussing on organisational purpose, to share Lloyds’ experience and hear from the BUFDG community on their own journeys to become more purpose led organisations. "Leading with Purpose - Helping Britain Prosper" and "Creating an Inclusive Society". (15 & 22 September 2023)

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