BUFDG's 2024 Annual Report

Find out what we've achieved in 2023-24, and read about the outcomes of the BUFDG review

Read the report and watch the highlights video


BUFDG Tax Conference 2024

The 2024 Tax Conference took place online, from Tuesday, 11 June to Thursday, 13 June and featured a host of useful sessions from advisers and members. The conference was CPD certified and provided 12 CPD hours. Delegates will shortly be able to access the recordings and slides on our website. The recordings and slides are now available for members who purchased a ticket.

BUFDG Finance Festival 2024

The 2024 BUFDG Finance Festival was a 3-day online extravaganza of all things HE Finance. We welcomed over 1,600 colleagues, supporters, and speakers for 28 sessions from Monday 11th to Wednesday 13th of March.



BUFDG Digest - 19 June 2024


Matt Sisson

Election '24 party manifestos, sector wish-lists, regulatory updates, audit exemption for subsidiary companies, tax conference recordings, and much more.

Benefits Reporting Guidance - Financial Year 2024/25 onwards


Ashley Shelbrooke

Download the updated document here

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme: Eligibility Criteria


Ashley Shelbrooke

A change to eligibility criteria for Phase 4 may impact some members

All news

BUFDG Report on the Costing and Contribution of Teaching Activities

The aim of this report is to provide experience-based guidance to universities as they engage in activities relating to the costing and establishment of the contribution of Teaching activities, for internal purposes. The report was developed by Alan Bates, an independent consultant for HE, with the involvement of more than 12 universities that are active in costing teaching activities.

Upcoming Events

TRAC Conference 2024



The TRAC Conference will be taking place on-line this year from 1pm Tuesday 24th – 1pm Wednesday 25th September.

Head of Procurement Group meeting: Summer 2024 (£100m to £20...


Teams - 9.30-11am

The summer 2024 HoP meeting for the £100m to £200m turnover group

Welsh Deputy FD Meeting (online)


Online via MS Teams - 9.30-11.30

The Welsh Deputy FD Meeting will be held via MS Teams on Wednesday 26 June - 1-3pm


Global Mobility Country Database

BUFDG has published a database with summaries and links to current double taxation agreements, appropriate social security position, along with other useful links, on a country by country basis.

Download the database

2024 Financial Statements webinar resources

The 2024 Financial Statements webinars were held in May 2024. The slides and recording are now available for members to access.

Access the recording and slides

Subsidiary Companies

We've launched a new web page covering all things Subsidiaries. It includes our four short explainer videos, recent webinars, as well as links to other useful resources

Find out more

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