news & articles

Senior Independent Governors

Jan 15, 2021
The Senior Independent Governor (SIG) is new to the CUC code, and as a result, many universities are either considering whether they wish to appoint one, or considering how they are going to ‘explain’ that they have considered it and decided not to do so.

A seven-step approach to ‘remote’ problem solving with your team.

Jan 05, 2021
The seven-step approach to successfully handling serious problems - step back and immediately begin a process to help you gain a calm and thorough understanding of the problem.

Leading Through Covid - Lessons for HE in Transition

Dec 07, 2020
This report tells the Covid-19 leadership story in HE so far as seen through the eyes of those who are in key sector leadership roles. The aim of the project is to capture the leadership lessons as we travel through this extraordinary period. The following summary provides headlines on the methodology and key themes.

Halpin Sector Report: UK Universities' Response to BLM

Nov 19, 2020
Halpin is delighted to today release the much-anticipated report: 'UK Universities' Response to Black Lives Matter.

Halpin is proud to announce our partnership and support for #Kindfest2020.

Oct 15, 2020
Halpin is excited to be a partner and supporter of the inaugural #Kindfest2020 being hosted by Teamkind.

Halpin & Collab Group Sector Report: Further Education

Oct 08, 2020
Halpin and Collab Group today launched a brand-new report on the “state of the further education sector.” The report presents our findings following analysis of focus interviews conducted with 25 Principals and Chief Executives across UK Further Education colleges, and an accompanying survey.

Is the new revised CUC Code of Governance enough?

Sep 17, 2020
The CUC has just published its revised Higher Education Code of Governance. But is it enough?

GUEST POST Part 1: NSS is not fit for purpose - where did it go wrong?

Aug 27, 2020
As the sector becomes more reliant on the NSS results, the questions and concerns about the legitimacy or reliability of the NSS haven’t disappeared. In Part One, Eve Alcock discusses where it all went wrong.