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.... . It took just two decades for Google to reach this cultural ubiquity, from its humble beginnings as a student project at Stanford University in California. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
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.... . It knows where people get on and off and it can start to see patterns in the data - for instance, someone who uses the system during the day but not at peak times is likely to be a student or a retired person, someone who has one day a week when they don't use the network may work from home that day, someone who takes a brief diversion along their usual route may be dropping off a child at nursery. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... “I don’t believe it will get to that, it’s not in Europe’s interests,” he said. As part of any Brexit deal Dyson wants Theresa May, the prime minister, to remove foreign students from official immigration figures and particularly protect those studying maths, engineering and science. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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...."He started the call by saying he didn't want any drama, he didn't want me to cry, he wanted me to talk to him like a professional," she said. He sounded young, perhaps a college student, she thought. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Under Mr Fallon's leadership, Pearson has sold its stakes in the Financial Times and the Economist to focus on educational publishing. However, a slowdown in business from US college students has hampered growth. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The industry is regularly accused of unscrupulous lending practices over its issuing of high-fee, high-interest, short-term loans to those least able to repay them. One former student, who asked not to be named, told Guardian Australia of her experience taking out a $300 loan with a company formerly known as Tele Loans. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. In a series of videos on YouTube, the brash but funny entrepreneur can be seen recounting his success in business and advising students on how to follow suit. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Dyson plays down hard Brexit concerns as company posts £2.5bn record sales image
.... “I don’t believe it will get to that, it’s not in Europe’s interests,” he said. As part of any Brexit deal Dyson wants Theresa May, the prime minister, to remove foreign students from official immigration figures and particularly protect those studying maths, engineering and science. ...
Just Google it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
.... . It took just two decades for Google to reach this cultural ubiquity, from its humble beginnings as a student project at Stanford University in California. ...
Consumer advocates call for crackdown on irresponsible payday lending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:35:58 PM
....The industry is regularly accused of unscrupulous lending practices over its issuing of high-fee, high-interest, short-term loans to those least able to repay them. One former student, who asked not to be named, told Guardian Australia of her experience taking out a $300 loan with a company formerly known as Tele Loans. ...
Viagogo: who runs it and who owns it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:03:57 PM
....”. In a series of videos on YouTube, the brash but funny entrepreneur can be seen recounting his success in business and advising students on how to follow suit. ...
Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 04:28:38 PM
....Under Mr Fallon's leadership, Pearson has sold its stakes in the Financial Times and the Economist to focus on educational publishing. However, a slowdown in business from US college students has hampered growth. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
.... . It knows where people get on and off and it can start to see patterns in the data - for instance, someone who uses the system during the day but not at peak times is likely to be a student or a retired person, someone who has one day a week when they don't use the network may work from home that day, someone who takes a brief diversion along their usual route may be dropping off a child at nursery. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 02:34:32 AM
...."He started the call by saying he didn't want any drama, he didn't want me to cry, he wanted me to talk to him like a professional," she said. He sounded young, perhaps a college student, she thought. ...
Waitrose axes free coffee for shoppers – unless they buy something first image
....The grocer has written to members of its myWaitrose scheme advising them that from 3 April they will have to make a purchase before collecting a takeaway drink cup at the checkout. Shoppers had reported big queues at the self-service coffee machines as office workers and students took advantage of the generous deal, which provided a free drink even to those who bought nothing in the shop. ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
...." . The magazine also said that his wealth was hit by $66m in political spending on his successful presidential campaign, as well as $25m to settle litigation he allegedly ripped off students at Trump University. ...
Gig economy companies trying to have their cake and eat it, say workers image
....Earlier this week the chancellor reversed an increase in national insurance on self-employed workers after critics, many on the Tory backbenches, said it was a tax on the gig economy and budding entrepreneurs. The CIPD, however, found that most people it classified as gig economy workers were permanent employees, students or unemployed people taking jobs to top up their incomes and accepting hourly pay rates averaging between £6 and £7. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
. Forget multimillion-pound luxury flats on the Thames or gleaming towers overlooking Hyde Park, some of the most sought-after property investments are now student halls of residence. ...
Marked down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:14:06 AM
....It's a conundrum. You might expect a less corrupt exam system to allow ability to shine through regardless of the economic status of the students. ...
Charlotte Hogg image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:51:01 PM
....Ms Hogg returned to the Bank of England in 2013 in the newly created role of chief operating officer and was, at that point, the most senior female employee in the institution's 309-year history. She is a former director of BBC Worldwide and, while in the US was a board member of Partnership with Children, which provides mental health support for students and works with families across New York City. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
....I work in the university sector and the lifeblood of our work is provided by academics and researchers from all over the world, particularly from the EU. In addition, many of our students come to the university to study from abroad. ...
What are the UK's highest paid apprenticeships of 2017? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:42:43 AM
....The government will soon be launching an apprenticeship scheme to enable school leavers to become fully-qualified solicitors without completing a degree. The scheme enables students to sign up straight from school to a five or six year programme of work-based learning and assessment that gives them the qualification of solicitor. ...
Horses for courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:54:11 AM
....Yet while it used to be the case that having a standard MBA was all you needed, such has been the rise in the number of colleges offering them, and people gaining the qualification, that specialised MBAs are now being increasingly offered with the aim of giving people an advantage in the industry they wish to join. "Specialisation gives universities and students a way to stand out," says Anke Arnaud, associate professor of management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University in Florida. ...
More than exams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:38:55 AM
....Singapore is in top place in the international rankings for education. But it wants the next upgrade of its school system to focus on keeping students positive and resilient. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
.... In fact, after The North Face announced in October that its third-quarter revenue had dropped 1%, Spaletto, my summer lunch companion, quietly departed the company. If the risk for Patagonia is to be seen just like any other company – one that cares as much about profits as the environment – then the comparable risk for The North Face is to be associated with suburban parents and college students whose greatest trek is across the quad, rather than trailrunners, mountain climbers and the occasional well-dressed rapper. ...
Nimble entrepreneurs seek solutions to air quality crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 07:30:06 AM
.... Founded by Christopher Dobbing, it grew out of his experience of working in China as an education consultant. Suffering from respiratory problems was commonplace among his young students: “Many of them were carrying inhalers. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
....In truth, zero-hours contracts (ZHC) aren’t the scourge of everyone’s existence. The flexibility suits certain sectors of the workforce (retirees, students, carers). ...
How US school turned $15,000 into $24m with Snapchat flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:36:45 PM
....5m. Chiu said the proceeds from the share sale would be used to fund “our work towards realising the bold vision and goals” of the Catholic school’s strategic plan, which includes expanding financial aid for poorer students. ...
'Don't change!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:03:07 AM
....It's worth remembering a young audience, while often highly engaged with social media, can also be somewhat fickle. Beatrice, 29, was blogging about her experiences as a student in London, and using Snapchat, when she noticed a sudden shift. ...
Closed doors? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:04:15 AM
. Canada and Australia could be the unanticipated beneficiaries from Brexit in the competition for international students, entrepreneur and university leader Lord Bilimoria has said. ...
‘Housing should be seen as a human right. Not a commodity’ | Patrick Butler image
....Farha uses the phrase “residential alienation”, borrowed from a book In Defence of Housing, by David Madden and Peter Marcuse, to describe this process: “In Vancouver, people were telling me they live in neighbourhoods where this house is empty because it’s been bought as an asset, this is occupied, this one’s empty and this one’s empty. So you have no neighbours, you have schools closing down because there aren’t enough students to go to the school; so your children, if you live in one of these vacated neighbourhoods, are not going to school in your community any more. ...
Payday loans complaints rise 22% despite FCA clampdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:01:20 AM
.... Most of the complaints relate to affordability – for example, a borrower claiming that the checks the firm should have carried out were not done properly. The ombudsman also revealed that those complaining about payday lenders included teachers, nurses, students and “even a handful of vets”, showing that this was an issue that affected people from “all walks of life”. ...
Middle-aged dog walkers to lead Mountain Warehouse across US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:35:52 AM
....After graduating he endured a short stint as a management consultant in the City but “chucked it in” when he was 25 to open a shop. He recently gave a talk at his old school encouraging students to do the same. ...
‘Buy for Uni’ mortgage turns students into landlords image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:28:35 AM
. After three or four years of study, many students will look with resignation at bank statements showing them thousands of pounds in debt. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
....Some people can afford to opt for a better lifestyle because they live in a cheaper part of the country or benefit from family wealth that has paid for all or some of their home. Equally, they could be weighed down by student debts and feel insecure about their prospects, especially if they lack skills that are in demand, says Kevin Green, the head of the Recuitment & Employment Confederation. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
....The firm was born out of a 2011 Stanford University experiment in which Mr Thrun, a research professor at the university, and his co-founder Peter Norvig offered their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free. A staggering number of people signed up: 160,000 students in more than 190 countries, making Mr Thrun aware of the massive demand for learning. ...
Is it still a man's world behind the camera? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:21:36 AM
.... . As a Danish high school student, she already knew she wanted to work in VFX, studying art at Animation Workshop before heading for London, with an internship at The Mill. ...
Move over granny: the ‘graddy annexe’ is on the rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:18:11 PM
....It’s the same story over at Landmark Lofts, which says it is doing two or three new loft conversions across London every month for “boomerang” children. The company’s design consultant says having an extra floor means everyone keeps their privacy – which parents appreciate so they don’t have to deal with the messiness of recent students. ...
Cobbling together: the Brooklynites who gather to make handcrafted shoes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 12:00:07 PM
....While they continue making inroads with fashion brands across the river in Manhattan and hustling to find new boutiques to carry their individual lines, all of the shoemakers regularly teach classes at the workshop to help ends meet during slow times. Shoemaking students come from across the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, with a split of 40% men and 60% women. ...
Tackle your debts while interest rates are at lowest image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 11:59:00 AM
.... . Head of financial education Jeanette Makings says young people are struggling with student debt, low incomes and rising prices: “They earn entry-level salaries and are often saddled with debt, so it can be overwhelming to consider saving towards a pension or a property. ...
Uber exploiting loophole to 'spread tentacles' across UK, union says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 05:55:20 PM
....York council has written to the city’s MPs, calling on them to demand clarity from the government over the law. Uber has a temporary licence to operate in the city and, although only 12 Uber drivers are licensed by York council, hundreds of Uber cabs arrive in York from surrounding areas every weekend, to take advantage of increased demand from the city’s student and tourist populations. ...
Nationwide should swallow Co-op Bank | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 06:25:56 PM
....Patrick Collinson’s account of the coming demise of the Co-operative Bank (‘Ethical’ bank is history, 14 February) names Nationwide as the only remaining true “challenger” bank but not as a possible purchaser of the Co-op Bank. Why not? When, 50 years ago in my student days, I opened a Co-op Bank account I went next door to the Co-operative Permanent Building Society branch to start saving. ...
Brexit weekly briefing: article 50 moves closer but EU dashes divorce deal hopes image
....Another politician’s remain vote is in the spotlight this week, too - John Bercow. Already the subject of a rightwing Tory plot to oust him over his refusal to let the US president, Donald Trump, address parliament, newly revealed video footage showed the Commons Speaker revealing to students that he had voted remain, despite the neutrality required of his post. ...
No place like home: America’s eviction epidemic image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 10:00:03 AM
....Since the publication of Evicted, I have had countless conversations with concerned families across America. Teachers in under-served communities have told me about high classroom turnover rates, which hinder students’ ability to reach their full potential. ...
The Econocracy review – how three students caused a global crisis in economics image
.... While their lectures took place at the University of Manchester the eurozone was in flames. The students’ first term would last longer than the Greek government. ...
Democrats must do to the Dakota pipeline what they did to Betsy DeVos: resist | Kate Aronoff image
.... Yet the message seems lost on leadership. Pelosi balked recently at NYU student Trevor Hill’s suggestion that the party may need to move to the left on economic issues. ...
Universities minister announces sale of student loan book image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 03:28:59 PM
. The government has begun its controversial sale of the student loan book, which it expects to recoup £12bn in the long run for the exchequer, and assured graduates that they will not have to pay more. ...
Is Ticketclever the way to put rail fares back on track? We find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 07:01:22 AM
....For £30 a year, the Network Railcard gives a third off all tickets across most of southern England (in the network area) but only on trains that leave after 10am weekdays, or any at weekends. The £30 16-25 Railcard gives young people (and all full-time students) a third off all fares UK-wide. ...
Prison entrepreneurship: 'Giving a little bit of belief goes a long way' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:30:24 AM
.... Its programme, which has been designed by the centre together with Enterprise Agency NBV and HMP Ranby, will consist of two parts – one in prison and one after release. This second part will provide students with advice, equipment and, possibly, funding to launch and grow their business. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
Luxury retailers hope Chinese new year tourists will leave them crowing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 08:00:49 AM
....Gieves & Hawkes recorded a 35% uplift in sales in December compared with last year and Henderson expected that pace of growth to continue. “Chinese new year is always good as there are a tremendous number of Chinese students in the UK and their family come over. ...
Seaford: the town cut off by the Southern rail dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:55:17 PM
.... But those commutes have become epics of cancellations, delays and desperate alternatives. Disruption has also affected sixth-formers and students who travel by train to Brighton or Lewes. ...
Theresa May’s industrial plan signals shift to more state intervention image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:28:07 AM
....The plan will also focus on the 50% of school-leavers who do not go to university. It will suggest maintenance loans for those wishing to pursue a technical education, the construction of institutes of technology in every region, and 15 core technical “routes” for students that train them in the skills most needed by employers in their regions. ...
Philip Hammond blames Tony Blair for Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 12:20:18 PM
....”. Oxford university professor Ngaire Woods said it would be a serious mistake if Britain included foreign students in its immigration curbs post-Brexit. ...
Davos 2017: Hammond fires Brexit warning; Kissinger on Trump - live! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 08:37:19 AM
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He's had three strikes. Surely Pearson's chief executive is out? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:19:40 PM
....Two errors in 2016 were understandable, or at least not unique. Most big US educational publishers were too optimistic about the numbers of students enrolling in US colleges and the number of students who would opt to rent, rather than buy, their textbooks. ...
Will the Pearson chief be brought to book over profits warnings? | Nils Pratley image
....Two errors in 2016 were understandable, or at least not unique. Most big US educational publishers were too optimistic about the numbers of students enrolling in US colleges and the pace at which all students would opt to rent, rather than buy, their textbooks. ...
Pearson profit warnings wipe almost £2bn off its value image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 09:30:18 AM
....Shares in the group plunged by 30% as it said its US education business suffered a near-one third slump in revenues in the final quarter of the year. John Fallon, the chief executive of Pearson, admitted that the company “got a few calls wrong” at its US business last year, including a belief that college enrolments would stabilise and the huge impact of students renting books through services such as Amazon. ...
Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number | Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch image
....Vince McGonagle, a small and wiry man with a hangdog expression, had been at the enforcement division of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in Washington for 11 years, during which time his red hair had turned grey around the edges. A practising Catholic, McGonagle got his law degree from Pepperdine University, a Christian school in Malibu, California, where students are prepared for “lives of purpose, service and leadership”. ...
Theresa May is trapped between a rock and a hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 06:59:09 AM
.... Descended, in common with Nigel Farage and so many of my friends and acquaintances, from immigrants myself, I find it abhorrent the way that this issue has been stirred up for dubious motives. As I understand it (according to the Oxford Migration Observatory in 2015), no less than 45% of the immigrant total that so frightens people is accounted for by students, most of them temporarily resident here, and 5% by genuine refugees. ...
10 ways to cut your tax bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 07:00:19 AM
.... If your occupation isn’t listed you may still be able to claim a standard annual amount of £60 in tax relief. 8 Airbnb – it’s tax-free up to a point If you have been taking in guests during the year via Airbnb, or you have housed students or a lodger, you don’t have to declare any income of up to £7,500 (once costs are deducted) as it comes under the auspices of the Rent a Room scheme, says Morley. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 06:59:19 AM
.... DavidRennie. I am an international student planning to study in the UK with a view to a career in fashion. ...
Sharp rise in first-time buyers taking mortgages lasting at least 30 years image
....Meanwhile, the average price first-time buyers are paying hit a new high last year, passing the £200,000 mark for the UK as a whole, and rising above £400,000 in London. With high house prices, student debts and a rise in the age at which couples have children, many people are tending to buy a home later and opt for a longer repayment term. ...
Statute of Liberty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 11:58:01 PM
. New York is planning one of the biggest schemes in the world to abolish tuition fees for students. ...
Generations at war image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:14:35 AM
....Claudia also faces other financial burdens compared with her baby boomer father Ian. As soon as she starts earning more than £21,000 she will have to start paying off more than £40,000 of student debt. ...
Am I eligible to work in an internship as an international student? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:00:10 AM
.... We then print the best of your comments alongside Jeremy’s own insights. I am an international student planning to study in the UK with a view to a career in fashion. ...
The secret life of a food courier image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 06:00:10 AM
.... Nearly everybody is doing something else. Fellow riders are students, actors, architects, coders, cleaners. ...
UK household debt now a record £13,000, says TUC image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 12:28:50 AM
....The TUC divided that number by the total number of households in the UK. However, its figures are inflated by the inclusion of student loans, which have increased rapidly over the last couple of years. ...
Londoners need spaces to live, but also need places to make things | Ian Jack image
.... Who will buy them? “The Chinese, if I’m honest,” said Jones. “They’ll put their children in them or rent them out to students. ...
The couple who made Tiger roar … and millions of pounds in the process image
.... “I have been quite clear in my mind that I want to take time to think,” Philip says. Their options include looking for another brand to bring into the UK, while Emma is also interested in working with design students and Philip is intrigued by the politics of retail and local government, such as managing high streets. ...
Let’s move to Durham, County Durham image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 04:30:24 PM
....uk. Lesley Aers “A big stock of late Victorian terraces, but most of these have been bought by landlords to let to students. ...
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Five things economists can do to regain trust image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 11:49:04 AM
....There is also a lack of economic history teaching, which would illustrate how economics has been here before, in the 1930s, when the excesses of the 1920s defied their models of economic behaviour and left them floundering in the subsequent decade until John Maynard Keynes grabbed the spotlight. Few students will be given a grounding in different ways of looking at economic behaviour and especially Marxist interpretations, which are deemed to be simplistic and unable to cope with the complexities of modern capitalism. ...
Career tips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:04:06 AM
.... . LinkedIn has about 400 million members worldwide (in the UK it has 20 million members - some 60% of Britain's working population and students) and last year Microsoft paid over $26bn (£18bn) for LinkedIn. ...
Household debt rises to post-credit crunch high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 11:26:03 AM
....But that decision is now 12 months overdue, and the charity estimates that a further one million people fell into problem debt during this period. Bank of England statistics show that personal debt, including credit cards and bank loans but not including mortgages or student loans, has been growing at a yearly rate of 10% for the past six months. ...
Procrastination? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:20:13 AM
....But why do we keep putting things off? Why is procrastination such a common problem?. It's claimed as a particular difficulty for students and academics. ...
Celebrity deaths: Stars highlight the inheritance tax risk image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . Passing on family wealth is more important than ever, as youngsters struggle with student debt and sky-high property prices. ...
Brexit will create 400,000 jobs? This is a fiction, as any economist will tell you | Jonathan Portes image
.... But that’s precisely what Change Britain did when it claimed on Tuesday that leaving the customs union – and concluding new free trade deals with countries ranging from India to Korea – could “create 400,000 new jobs”, because of the projected increase in UK exports. Let’s leave aside the fact that India has made it abundantly clear that it’s not interested in a trade deal with the UK as long as we continue to go out of our way to make skilled workers and students from India unwelcome. ...
Economists dispute claim that Brexit could create 400,000 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 10:27:25 AM
....”. Open Britain said one key issue was that the report factors in a trade deal with India, which the Indian government has said would be reliant on an increase in student visas, incompatible with Change Britain’s desire to cut migration. ...
Smell the difference image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 11:12:09 PM
....The morning of the opening did not go according to plan. "Basically there were 100 students in front of, and inside the branch, hanging out and taking selfies," he told a conference called Branch Transformation earlier this month. ...
Generation rent: official figures overstate UK home ownership - study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 10:56:47 AM
.... Of these, eight out of 10 were adult children living with their parents. Judge said there had been a big increase in the number of full-time students living at home. ...
Do you feel me? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:16:24 AM
....UK-based company Generic Robots has developed SimuTouch, a training platform for surgeons and dentists that employs haptics-enabled machines and VR to simulate real-world procedures. While viewing haptically enabled virtual images of teeth, a dental student holds a realistic dental tool, like a drill, that is connected to a haptic machine. ...
Sex robots image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 12:29:16 AM
....There were a few studies presented in the splendidly titled field of teledildonics - haptic sex toys. This included Teletongue, an Arduino-based device developed by students at the school of media design at Keio University in Minato, Japan. ...
No laughing matter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 12:00:47 AM
....Despite his family's objections the 47-year-old became a professional clown after completing two university degrees, one in physics and another in management. He now earns a good living both performing himself, and running a clown hire business that has 80 other performers, all university students, on its books. ...
'Seat of enlightenment': How Edinburgh became startup city of the year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 07:30:42 AM
....Eleanor Mitchell, entrepreneurial growth and grant management director for Scottish Enterprise, says the organisation’s approach to startups has changed considerably over the past couple of years – particularly when it comes to talent coming out of Edinburgh’s six universities. The city’s student population makes up approximately 7% of all of its residents, aged 16-64. ...

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