Policy paper

Higher education restructuring regime (HERR)

A scheme for higher education providers in England facing financial difficulties as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Higher education restructuring regime: coronavirus (COVID-19)

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This document outlines the higher education restructuring regime for higher education providers in England who are at risk of insolvency as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The scheme will review providers’ circumstances and assess the case for restructuring support, including last resort financial support, through repayable loans. Any support will come with strict conditions and must be aligned with the government’s wider priorities.

A HERR advisory board was appointed on 12 October 2020.

Published 16 July 2020
Last updated 30 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to information about the HERR advisory board.

  2. First published.