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....KPMG said it was donating the equivalent of 40m South African rand (£2. 2m) – the total fees earned from Gupta company work from 2002 – to not-for-profit groups working in education and the anti-corruption sector. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It includes everything from the growth in size and scope of the financial sector itself, which creates only 4% of US jobs but takes about a quarter of corporate profits, to the rise in risky, debt-fueled trading, to the way in which businesses in all industries have come to emulate finance, pouring more money into the buying and selling of existing assets, and less into productive investment in things such as research and development or worker training. Even our culture and language has shifted – we speak about human or social “capital” and securitize everything from education to infrastructure to prison terms. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The report argued that giving women access to decent employment could only be achieved if governments maintained investment in affordable childcare facilities and care for the elderly. When they make steep cuts in early-years education and healthcare provision they are effectively asking women to pick up the slack, it said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The figures are well below the £100bn quoted by the universities minister, Jo Johnson, and other members of the government this year as they sought to push back against suggestions by the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, that his party would end tuition fees and “deal with” existing student debts. The £100bn figure was also quoted by the shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, in July, when she said: “It is a huge amount, it’s £100bn, which they estimate currently, which will increase. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....KPMG donated the equivalent of 40m South African rand (£2. 2m) – the fees earned from Gupta company work from 2002 – to not-for-profit groups working in education and the anti-corruption sector. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Bell Pottinger: father of executive at centre of scandal quits Rentokil board image
....KPMG donated the equivalent of 40m South African rand (£2. 2m) – the fees earned from Gupta company work from 2002 – to not-for-profit groups working in education and the anti-corruption sector. ...
Writing off student debt cheaper than claimed, says IFS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of September 2017 04:40:20 PM
....The figures are well below the £100bn quoted by the universities minister, Jo Johnson, and other members of the government this year as they sought to push back against suggestions by the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, that his party would end tuition fees and “deal with” existing student debts. The £100bn figure was also quoted by the shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, in July, when she said: “It is a huge amount, it’s £100bn, which they estimate currently, which will increase. ...
KPMG chiefs in South Africa quit amid Bell Pottinger scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of September 2017 12:21:12 PM
....KPMG said it was donating the equivalent of 40m South African rand (£2. 2m) – the total fees earned from Gupta company work from 2002 – to not-for-profit groups working in education and the anti-corruption sector. ...
UN report attacks austerity budgets for growing inequality image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 06:00:52 PM
....The report argued that giving women access to decent employment could only be achieved if governments maintained investment in affordable childcare facilities and care for the elderly. When they make steep cuts in early-years education and healthcare provision they are effectively asking women to pick up the slack, it said. ...
Fly Ryanair without paying the extras, plus the chance to live a spiritual life image
....Campaigner will donate first Jane Austen £10 note to women’s shelter. Tuition fees row: education expert warns over graduate earnings. ...
The financial system is still blinking red. We need reform more than ever | Rana Foroohar image
....It includes everything from the growth in size and scope of the financial sector itself, which creates only 4% of US jobs but takes about a quarter of corporate profits, to the rise in risky, debt-fueled trading, to the way in which businesses in all industries have come to emulate finance, pouring more money into the buying and selling of existing assets, and less into productive investment in things such as research and development or worker training. Even our culture and language has shifted – we speak about human or social “capital” and securitize everything from education to infrastructure to prison terms. ...
Tuition fees row: education expert warns over graduate earnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 05:10:11 PM
. A leading global education expert has intervened in the row over student tuition fees in England, warning about value for money as earnings for graduates become more volatile. ...
Tim Cook: Apple products aren't just for the rich image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 11:53:35 AM
....Not every legacy from Jobs has carried over in quite the same way, however. Cook mentioned the co-founder and chief executive’s desire to transform the education market with the iPad, a goal that the company never quite achieved. ...
Halfords and Prudential criticised over unpaid traineeships image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 05:00:26 AM
.... “Traineeships are not work. A lot of people have not given these young people a chance, but we have a 78% success rate of them moving into something – whether that’s an apprenticeship, a job or further education,” she said. ...
Hinkley nuclear power is being priced out by renewables | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 06:12:14 PM
....True believers in the City’s post-Brexit future may view this worry as yet another demonstration of London’s superiority in all matters cultural and linguistic, as well as financial. But, if the biggest concern is education, London needs to look out. ...
London still world's top financial centre despite Brexit, says survey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 12:52:00 PM
....The issues that financial firms will consider when deciding where to move may not just be based on business factors. Sir Howard Davies, chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, on Monday pointed to the importance of education systems when moving financiers out of the UK. ...
Should first-class train travel be abolished? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 08:00:00 AM
.... But then, I have always had a neurosis about railway class, owing to my father having been a fairly senior British Rail employee. As long as I was a dependent of his, I had a privilege ticket permitting free first-class travel – and by contriving to remain in full-time education, I’m proud to say I managed to remain a dependent until I was 26. ...
Recruitment agency Cordant morphs into social enterprise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 05:00:04 AM
....It has yet to finalise its plans but this will include offering staff and IT systems to the NHS at cost rather than for profit, which it says will save the health service “millions of pounds”. Cordant also plans to plough cash into education initiatives to help teachers and improve workplace skills. ...
SavvyWoman calls on banks to make joint account rules clearer for couples image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 10:01:00 AM
....” . Sue Fox, chief executive of M&S Bank, commented: “ We want to ensure we’re providing the necessary education for couples up-front before they open a joint account, and provide support should the relationship break down. ...
The Tory fallacy: that migrants are taking British jobs and driving down wages | Vince Cable image
....Nor is it satisfactory simply to ignore the perceived or real problems around immigration; the political class has lost respect and authority by doing just that. There clearly is need to take investment in skills training and continuing education for British workers much more seriously. ...
Transition deal keeping UK in EEA is worst of all worlds, says David Davis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 06:31:43 PM
....”. Nicky Morgan, the former education secretary and another prominent backbench warning voice on Brexit, rejected the argument by some of her fellow MPs that seeking to amend the withdrawal bill amounted to frustrating the verdict of last year’s EU referendum. ...
Maintenance debt weighs on my mind as a poorer student image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 10:59:58 AM
. As a white, working-class male, I was unlikely to make it into higher education. ...
Bell Pottinger has toxified political debate in South Africa | Justice Malala image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 05:59:41 PM
.... It is in the spatial arrangements: the pristine formerly whites-only suburbs (where a few of us black people now live) and their high walls, sitting miles away from the sprawling black squatter camps and townships that provide labour for the still – two decades after democracy – white-dominated economy. The face of unemployment, poverty and poor education is black. ...
Parents urged to save THOUSANDS to cope with cost of bringing up children  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 11:14:00 AM
....Yesterday was also Prince George’s first day at his £17,000-a-year school, fees far beyond most budgets. Families would need to save a massive £1,504 a month from the day their child is born to give their children the same private education, mutual financial services specialist Wesleyan said. ...
The debt trap: how the student loan industry betrays young Americans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 10:00:28 AM
....Yet during a year-long investigation into who profits off of what has become the largest source of American consumer debt, Fusion TV untangled how Navient has positioned itself to dominate the lucrative student loan industry in the midst of this crisis, flexing its muscles in Washington and increasingly across the states. The story of Navient’s emerging power is also the story of how an industry built around the idea that education can break down inequities is reinforcing them. ...
UK’s economic model is broken, says Archbishop of Canterbury image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of September 2017 06:26:34 PM
....But the chancellor accepted that a higher level of investment was needed to promote growth. “That is why we are investing £23bn in infrastructure, R&D and housing while also reforming technical education to prepare for the high paid, high skilled jobs of the future,” the Treasury spokesman said. ...
Progressives take note: Brexit means Brexit, so let’s create a vision for it | Ivan Lewis image
.... We want a new tax system that is transparent and fair. We want investment in education and skills that reboots social mobility and over time means less migration. ...
Report slams distribution of government's £9bn childcare spending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of August 2017 05:00:22 AM
. Children from families most in need will receive a startlingly low proportion of government spending on early years education and childcare, a report warns. ...
How to avoid inheritance tax: How Grandparents can help first-time buyers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of August 2017 03:16:00 PM
.... And up to £3,000 can be given to anyone each year without being liable for inheritance tax - even if it is less than seven years before death. Money from Grandparents has also been put towards education, holidays and driving lessons, according to Saga. ...
Should companies be forced to put workers on boards? | Frances O’Grady and Sam Bowman image
.... This is not an accounting loss: it is partially indicative of less efficient and productive firms that are more resistant to restructuring that may help the firm survive. The German model is a product of better tax policies, wage restraint, decentralised pay bargaining, and a different educational tradition, and exists in spite of worker representatives on boards, not because of it. ...
Cutting tuition fees in half would be fairer than abolishing them | Letters image
.... A recent Institute for Fiscal Studies report puts the average debt at over £50,000. Jeremy Corbyn has committed a future Labour government to scrapping tuition fees, arguing that the state should pay for all students on the grounds that university education is a “common good” because of the contributions graduates make to the nation. ...
Students struggling with finances in 'desperate state', claims union image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of August 2017 02:50:08 PM
....The survey also finds that many students are struggling to get together enough money to cover basic costs such as travel and textbooks. The findings come before the launch this week of an NUS Extra poverty commission that will look at the barriers to entering education for working-class people. ...
Need a well-paid student job you enjoy? Here are a few off-the-wall ideas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of August 2017 05:59:28 AM
.... But almost twice as many ranked a sense of fulfilment higher than pay rises and high salaries when asked about the most important aspect of a job. Hannah Morrish, student choice and higher education lead at the Student Room, says: “Our research shows that, despite all of the discussion around the high cost of living and austerity, school leavers are still broadly idealistic. ...
Grandparents gift grandchildren over  £37billion for holidays, education and first homes image
....A further third are considering giving a financial gift in the future, while others prefer to lend the money instead, according to new research from Saga. Many say they view the gift as an early inheritance and would rather see their relatives enjoy the money, helping them cover education costs, holidays, driving lessons or even a deposit on a first property. ...
FTSE 100 executive pay falls by 19% ahead of controversial reforms, says Deloitte image
....Deloitte found a calmer set of shareholder meetings this year as nine in 10 FTSE 100 companies had more than 80% support on pay. But shareholders voted against pay reports at Pearson, the educational publisher, and Crest Nicholson, the builder. ...
Women have every right to refuse treatment in childbirth | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 11:05:26 PM
....Mike WrightLancaster. In her column “Men should be helped to cross social barriers to find prosperity and love” (Comment), Sonia Sodha argues that education should do more to bring those from different backgrounds together. ...
A free railcard or a £2,000 overdraft? How to pick the best student account image
....”. But the amount UK parents spend on their child’s education is only middling compared with the bills common in some other countries, according to HSBC research. ...
How to reform student finance? Let’s start with interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... When financial products promise big rewards over the next five or 10 years, the regulators insist on “wealth warnings” that you might lose all your money. But when it comes to education, the wealth warnings seem to disappear. ...
Government faces fresh criticism over Green Investment Bank sell-off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 01:05:09 PM
....A consortium led by Macquarie agreed to buy the GIB, which was established in 2012 by the coalition government to fund green infrastructure projects such as windfarms and a waste and bioenergy power plant. The consortium also includes Macquarie’s in-house infrastructure fund and the Universities Superannuation Scheme, a pension fund for British higher education institutions. ...
Why haven't politicians learned from the financial crisis? | Mohamed El-Erian image
....A decade after the start of the crisis, advanced economies still have not decisively pivoted away from a growth model that is overly reliant on liquidity and leverage – first from private financial institutions, and then from central banks. They have yet to make sufficient investments in infrastructure, education and human capital more generally. ...
Learndirect blames government cuts for damning Ofsted report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 09:24:49 AM
. Learndirect, the UK’s largest adult training provider, has blamed the government’s austerity programme for its failure to meet the education regulator’s minimum quality standards. ...
Brexit is a chance for farming reform – but we must get the policy right | Ngaire Woods image
....If agriculture is to be transformed into a safer, greener, fairer element of Britain’s post-Brexit economy, UK policymakers will need to change their approach radically. For starters, they must take action to protect the rural environment, ensure animal welfare, and improve education, knowledge transfer and business training for farmers and agricultural workers. ...
Lack of diversity in UK's top firms could hamper post-Brexit trade deals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 11:01:15 PM
....“In light of the UK’s desire to increase trade with non-EU countries, the ongoing inability of our leading companies to attract and retain leaders from east Asian and African backgrounds should be a matter for serious concern,” he said. “The UK’s aspiration to be outward looking and open to business with the non-European world is hardly enhanced by the continued lack of challenge in the boards of our leading companies, still statistically and behaviourally dominated by men of similar cultural and educational backgrounds. ...
Learndirect owners still winning government-approved contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 09:27:48 PM
....The owners of Learndirect are continuing to win government-approved apprenticeship contracts despite their original company failing to meet the government’s minimum standards. The private equity owners of Learndirect Limited, which is expected to be given the lowest possible grade by the education watchdog Ofsted and to lose all its Department for Education contracts, created Learndirect Apprenticeships Limited, which has gone on to win contracts to train about 3,000 people. ...
Inheritance tax: The trick that allows grandparents to avoid death duty image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 04:05:00 PM
.... Up to £250 can also be given to any number of people. With the soaring cost of tuition fees and university costs, Britons could consider using the allowance to give directly to grandchildren going into higher education, experts have said. ...
Why the ‘best cities to live in’ list rewards the safe and the clean image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 03:49:59 PM
.... Admittedly – and you may think this a disqualifying factor – I have never been to Vancouver, or Melbourne, but I assume both to be full of couples in matching athleisure, mountain-biking home to a well-furnished townhouse to put the juicer through its paces …. The EIU is hamstrung by its own metrics: it uses five categories – stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure – to mark 140 cities out of a score of 100. ...
End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 09:00:35 AM
.... I think as a society we have to start talking about it,” Perrone said. “Our organization has decided that we’re going to try to provide as much educational opportunity as we can to give them the tools for whatever comes next. ...
Trains are too expensive. But transport’s real problem is subsidies for London | Wanda Wyporska image
.... This is despite the large and growing evidence base of the harmful social and economic effects of inequality. The Equality Trust is calling on the government to take into account the impacts of all of its decisions – from transport, to education to healthcare – on economic inequality. ...
Student finances: How to manage money at university  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 08:47:00 AM
....Those with financial support from parents and grandparents when they head to university stand the best chance of staying on top of their money, but even then it will not be easy. Many families fail to realise the financial burden a university education puts on their own finances, as well as those of their children. ...
From standup comedy classes to free massages – wellness at work goes mainstream image
....Get the fundamentals of looking after people right and you might not need that yoga class – indeed, there are some people who will never countenance pulling on Lycra at work. Brian Hall, managing director at the not-for-profit employee benefits agency BHSF, says: “The stuff that really matters is mental health, quick access to a GP and if necessary, a specialist, and next most important is education around for example, nutrition, hydration and improving your health. ...
Department for Education pulls all Learndirect contracts and funding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of August 2017 07:03:32 PM
....Learndirect, which was privatised by David Cameron’s coalition government in 2011 and is majority-owned by the private equity arm of Lloyds Bank, has said it could collapse into administration if the DfE withdrew its funding, which was worth £158m in the year to July 2017. After the DfE announcement, a Learndirect spokesperson said the Education and Skills Funding Agency “issues 12-month adult education budget contracts to the sector, with the current round scheduled to end in July 2018. ...
Forget GDP – there’s more to Britain’s wealth than its bank balance | Julian Baggini image
....Economists rightly celebrate the growth in prosperity that has marked the modern era. But ordinary working people are much better off than their Victorian forebears because they have better homes, better food, free education and healthcare, not because they have more money. ...
We helped save Europe: now Europe could save us from Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
.... There is simply too much uncertainty for business and the City, with investment decisions being delayed, or investment plans being relocated to within the single market. And our treasured institutions, including the health service, higher education establishments and the arts, are already facing recruitment problems. ...
Tourist areas need investment in jobs, not just better roads | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of August 2017 11:05:01 PM
.... Their influence was at work throughout your article, which attempted to respond to their input without consideration of what has led to their present state. Decades of education have taught testable facts, rather than reasoned consideration or in-depth research. ...
Bank of England deputy's Brexit warning is strong stuff | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 11:01:03 PM
.... Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury select committee, has performed a useful service in extracting Woods’s update on the Bank’s preparations. Other committee chairs could do similarly in their areas – everything from the NHS to education to border forces is relevant. ...
Why 'economic anxiety' doesn't explain One Nation and the far-right's return | Greg Jericho image
....Clearly the economy of our nation has changed greatly over the past century – and even in the past few decades. While there has always been a large number of people working in services – from education and health through to retail trade and administration – in the past 30 years, the share of people working in services has risen from 69% to 79%. ...
REVEALED: The blossoming expat communities in countries you may NOT have considered image
....If you are looking for the more typically picturesque beachside paradise, Koh Samui is an idyllic palm-lined island with a wallet-friendly laidback lifestyle and access to quality healthcare. The island is one of Thailand’s more developed, and offers employment opportunities in education and hospitality. ...
Only governments can stem the tide of tourism sweeping the globe | Elizabeth Becker image
....The appeal of travel is a given. Leisure, excitement, education, adventure. ...
The president tweeted it – but is the US economy really great again? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 03:00:15 PM
....Trump’s Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, argues that his budget proposals for the autumn will extend the current run of strong growth and push it to beyond 3% year after year through to the middle of the next decade, at which point bumper tax receipts will bring the government spending deficit back into balance. The budget is a mix of tax cuts for the richest and middle-income groups coupled with deep cuts in further education and welfare spending. ...
Student loans: graduates still face cash grabs of £300 a month image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 06:00:04 AM
....Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Rob Behrens says: “Our casework has shown that some people have been given wrong information about whether or not they are eligible for a loan, that some payments have been paid into the wrong bank accounts and, in some cases, overpayments have been made. ”Amatey Doku, NUS vice president, said the SLC’s problems are caused by the government’s deeply flawed approach to education funding. ...
Student debt: What is going on with the Student Loans Company? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 06:00:04 AM
.... Its £200,000-a-year chief executive, Steve Lamey, was suspended last month. Legally, it is owned by the Department for Education in England, and its equivalents in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, suggesting that Justine Greening, the education secretary, has lead responsibility. ...
US jobs report: Trump given good news as economy adds 209,000 jobs in July image
.... ADP reported job gains in all sectors except for manufacturing, which lost 4,000 jobs. The biggest gainers were professional and business services, up 65,000, and education and health services, up 43,000. ...
Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 06:58:32 AM
. Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash costs after a slump at its US higher education business. ...
How Britain fell out of love with the free market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 05:00:34 AM
....Instead, improbably, the denunciation came from the right. Phillip Blond was a conservative philosopher and theologian with a declamatory, slightly old-fashioned persona and prose style who had lectured for years at a small Church of England higher-education college based in Cumbria and Lancashire. ...
Populist trade policies won’t protect jobs anywhere in the world | Kenneth Rogoff image
.... But, given the massive number of new jobs that India and China need to create every year, and with the internet remaining highly permeable, it is folly to think advanced economies can clamp down tightly on service exports. So how should countries deal with the relentless advance of technology and trade? For the foreseeable future, improving infrastructure and education can achieve a great deal. ...
Apple hints iPhone 8 won't be delayed as company's shares hit record high image
....A new iPad launched in March and the iPad Pro, launched in June, helped iPad sales grow 15% year-on-year. Cook said US educational sales had helped drive this. ...
Workers who lost tribunal rights should have the chance to pursue their claims | Letters image
.... In that light, the reprimand seems positively benign. Professor John HolfordRobert Peers professor of adult education, University of Nottingham. ...
Why is Google spending record sums on lobbying Washington? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of July 2017 11:00:18 AM
....Much of Google’s lobbying may be directed toward its future business. That will be running artificial intelligence networks that control the transportation, medical, legal and educational businesses of the future. ...
France isn’t heading for a belle époque, but its future looks better than Britain’s image
....While Britain is hampered by Brexit uncertainty, France has the capacity to join Germany in exporting more of its high-grade machine tools, pharmaceuticals, aeroplanes and lorries to emerging markets. France has hung on to less of its industrial heritage than Germany, but has apprenticeship schemes and polytechnical educational establishments that put Britain’s to shame. ...
These are the countries expats think are the best for raising and schooling kids image
....According to expats, there are 23 better countries in the world than the United Kingdom as far as family life is concerned. The UK’s best subcategory of the index is quality of education, where we come in at 16th place. ...
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Why not fund the welfare state with a 100% inheritance tax? | Abi Wilkinson image
.... Were that money redistributed by the state, it would cover the cost of adult social care several times over. It could plug gaps in NHS, education and police funding. ...
Second home owners are destroying rural economies | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of July 2017 11:05:00 PM
....Graham LarkbeyLondon E17. The government can act to “level the playing field” in Britain by legislating for equality of opportunity in education (“The middle classes have learned how to hoard…” In Focus). ...
After the pay furore, the BBC now has a chance to be a beacon for fairness | Will Hutton image
.... It finally managed to rebuke its critics. It should go further: it should commit to a fair pay process across its entire staff, ensuring transparently that its pay is completely aligned to its purpose and values, is proportionate to outcome and that luck, notably in relation to gender or private education, plays no part. ...
Why all women need to know what their colleagues earn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 05:00:12 AM
....Access to better-paid jobs – for instance, in Stem careers – has to be addressed to qualify more young women. “So you’ve got to try to open those roles to women, and that is challenging if you haven’t got enough women coming through the education system,” says Smethers. ...
Russell Group urges rethink on student loan interest rate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 05:40:15 PM
.... Students deserve value for money for the courses they are paying for. One of the central goals of our higher education reforms is to make universities accountable for students’ experience and the quality of education they receive through the teaching excellence framework. ...

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