UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service)
websitetelephone0870 11 222 11addressRosehill, New Barn Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 3LZ
UCAS is the central organisation that processes applications for full-time undergraduate courses at UK universities and colleges. They also list all Higher and Further Education institutions on their website, listing courses and contact details. A one stop shop for UK Higher and Further Education, with information and advice links from the front page of their website.
Online Women's Business Centre
USA based website with good advice, but check the legal information as it is not necessarily UK relevant.
Learning and Skills Council
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive. Their single goal is to improve the skills of England's young people and adults to ensure a workforce of world-class standard. The LSC is a non departmental public body which began work in 2001, taking over the roles of the former Further Education Funding Council and Training and Enterprise Councils, and are responsible for planning and funding high quality education and training for everyone in England other than those in universities. Various locations around London, listed on their website.
The Henry Lydiate Partnership
addressOrleston House, Orleston Mews, London N7 8LLcontactHenry Lydiatetelephone020 7607 9373
They offer a range of consultancy and development services specifically suited to the needs of practitioners operating in the creative arts and cultural sections. Services to creative artists include: developing business models appropriate for creative practice; project planning, development and execution; negotiating and managing commissions, exhibitions, performances and events; negotiating with agents, dealers and cultural organizations; dealing with art galleries, museums and collectors; using open source and creative commons material; intellectual property rights awareness and management; mediating to resolve creative arts business disputes.
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