Why universities had to be challenged

Why universities had to be challenged

Related Content Getting 50% of 18-year-olds into FE led to low productivity, poor social mobility and cultural division   It is now official. The helter skelter expansion of UK higher education ushered in 21 years ago by Tony Blair’s pledge to send half of school...
Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Scrapping the scrappage scheme

Related Content   It is welcome news that UK Government has dismissed reports that it was considering a scrappage scheme for petrol and diesel cars as a short-term economic stimulus measure. In a typical scrappage scheme, the government would pay car owners to scrap...
Facts vs feelings in the BLM debate

Facts vs feelings in the BLM debate

Related Content Despite activist anger, the statistics tell a broadly positive story about black middle-class advancement   George Floyd’s appalling murder and the global outrage it triggered has evolved into a broader protest about black disadvantage and racism in...
Electricity markets under pressure

Electricity markets under pressure

Related Content   The Coronavirus has challenged all sectors of the UK economy, and electricity markets have been no exception. Electricity demand is down by as much as 20%, causing periods of negative electricity prices and unprecedented strain on the Electricity...