The website for the Committee of University Chairs offers a range of reports and templates on the work of governors and governing bodies.
The Higher Education Policy Institute is an independent body which commissions and publishes research on higher education policy.
The Times Higher Education, published weekly, offers news, comment and analysis on developments in higher education
Universities UK is one of main representative bodies for higher education institutions (HEIs) and undertakes and publishes its own research and briefings on developments in the sector.
GuildHE is also a representative body of higher education institutions whose membership includes a number of specialist institutions.
The Universities and Colleges Employers' Assocation offers resources for employers, including discussing health and safety, pay and pensions.
The Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development collects national statistics and compiles international reports on different national education systems. Annually (normally in September) it publishes a major report, 'Education at a Glance', which contains international data and commentary on higher education.
Although there a differences in the governance arrangements found in the private sector and higher education, best practice applying to the private sector is frequently adopted by HE funding bodies, who then require their adoption by HEIs.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the UK's independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance. The FRC publishes Codes of Practice and undertakes various consultations with private businesses.
The Financial Times 'better board series' has articles and video clips on how to ensure the effective operation of company boards.
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