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The future of HR and finance teams in higher education

The Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns have affected the higher education industry in several ways.

What does the future hold for HR and finance systems in higher education?

Joanne Marshall, Chair of Universities' HR and Director of People and Campus Services at the University of Bradford, points out that the response to Covid-19 has had financial consequences, creating uncertainty with regards to the students and moved universities away from face-to-face teaching.

She explains: "We have also had to change the way staff work, and so a lot of staff services have moved online – working from home, and this has had implications from both a financial, wellbeing and a technological perspective."

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