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Wed 07 Aug 2019

JPC Law Assists HCUC Become Institute of Technology Centre

Andrew Morgan, Partner at JPC Law assists West London Business (WLB) as one of Harrow College and Uxbridge College (HCUC)’s Anchor Partners in its journey to becoming one of the UK’s First Institute of Technology Centres (IoT).

HCUC is the merged college group for Harrow College and Uxbridge College. Recently, working alongside its anchor partners Brunel University, Fujitsu, Heathrow and West London Business HCUC is due to become one of the UK’s first Institute of Technology Centres (IoT).

HCUC has, amongst 12 other education and training providers, been awarded a share of government funding worth £170 million to establish a specialist technical education provision within its offering. The IoT Centre will seek to promote and deliver education across the whole of West London, through a structured collaboration between further education, higher education and employers.

The agreement for the establishment of one of the country’s first IoT Centres will complete in September 2019 after weeks of negotiations between the parties, assisted by JPC’s Partner and Head of Company and Commercial, Andrew Morgan.

Speaking about the project, Andrew Morgan said “I am delighted to have been able to assist the parties finalise terms, in an agreement which will benefit young people and build essential engineering and technical skills for the future of the economy across West London.

Commenting on the development also, Andrew Dakers, Chief Executive of West London Business, said “This Institute of Technology will help to ensure we in West London have the pipeline to propel our economy forward, and fill some significant skills gaps. I am grateful to Andrew Morgan for his assistance in negotiating with all the parties.”

For more information on JPC’s corporate services, please give Andrew Morgan, Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial a call on 020 7644 6303 or email amorgan@jpclaw.co.uk or contact him on LinkedIn or visit our website at www.jpclaw.co.uk

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