Advice News

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Government has announced its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to allow employers to keep paying staff who would otherwise have been laid off. The scheme will pay 80% of your salary if your employer designates you as being ‘furloughed’ due to the virus....

 
Know your rights: New Private Tenancy agreements introduced!
New Private Tenancy agreements introduced.

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 has taken effect from 1st December 2017, and has introduced a new 'private residential tenancy'. This will apply to all new tenancies from this date.

 
Beware of Tax Scam

HMRC has warned students to be alert to a fresh wave of cyber frauds aimed at them offering bogus tax refunds...

 
VERY IMPORTANT NEWS ON ACADEMIC APPEALS - DO NOT MISS WEDNESDAY’S DEADLINE!

The next deadline for Academic Appeals is Wednesday 4th October at 2pm. It is the responsibility of any student wanting to appeal to meet this deadline.
Due to staff shortages, ENSA cannot meet the high demand for appointments within the 3 working days standard we aim to meet.

 
SAAS introduces new 'long-term residency' category

The Student Awards Agency Scottland (SAAS), an agency of the Scottish Government giving financial support to eligible students doing a course of higher education in the UK, have recently updated their residency criteria to help support students that have been 'long-term' residents of the UK and who are also classed as 'international'.