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  1. July 18, 2013

    It ain’t half hot at Lord’s, but at least Bell keeps his cool

    The Met Office has issued a Level 3 heatwave warning for the London area. Not being used to any kind of heatwave, no one...

  2. September 6, 2012

    Vice-chancellors warn on immigration curbs

    Leading vice-chancellors have warned that immigration restrictions on foreign students could derail the UK universities...

  1. August 30, 2012

    Foreign students at centre of migrant furore

    Since taking office in 2010, coalition ministers have insisted that while they wish to cut immigration, they do not want to...

  2. August 29, 2012

    London Metropolitan student visa rights revoked

    Thousands of non-EU students at London Metropolitan University have 60 days to find a course at another institution or get...

  3. April 3, 2012

    Universities want old-school A-levels

    Universities want a return to the traditional structure of A-levels, with pupils largely judged once again on a single burst...

  4. March 29, 2012

    Coalition to boost choice in higher education

    English universities are about to undergo “the largest shift in higher education for a generation”, as the coalition’s...

  5. June 28, 2011

    Daisy sets sights on organic growth

    Daisy Group is to focus on organic growth, after the telecoms group doubled its revenue in the year to March following a...

  6. January 6, 2011

    Cocks of the walk made feather dusters

    England’s captain Andrew Strauss (left) and Graeme Swann (right) celebrate as Australia’s Mitchell Johnson is bowled out The...

  7. January 5, 2011

    Universities eye ‘airline pricing’ to fill up courses

    Ministers are considering whether to allow universities to charge students from within the European Union different prices...

  8. December 28, 2010

    England on course to retain Ashes

    Andrew Strauss and Matt Prior celebrate as Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bowled. The only remaining doubt was when...

  9. December 26, 2010

    Trott century puts England in control

    Melbourne, December 27 - England’s Jonathan Trott overcame a painful blow to the knee to strike a brave century as he and...

  10. December 5, 2010

    Rush to finalise rules for intake of 2012

    Ministers are hurrying to decide the future of English universities so institutions and students can prepare for the...

  11. November 14, 2010

    Feathers set to fly in ‘lame duck’ Congress

    Change is coming to Capitol Hill but a legislative standstill is expected in the period before new members arrive Members of...

  12. September 21, 2010

    University teaching funds in line of fire

    Universities could be forced to double tuition fees on some courses just to preserve their current income under plans that...

  13. September 7, 2010

    Hermes big shoes

    It is a big job in property fund management but it took Hermes Real Estate more than two years to appoint a new head of...

  14. July 26, 2010

    Ofgem will change rules to boost ‘smart grids’

    Ofgem is to change its rules to make it easier for energy companies to raise from customers the £32bn needed to help...

  15. June 15, 2010

    Trading in Vantis suspended

    Shares in Vantis, the Aim-quoted company that has been acting as liquidator to Stanford International Bank, have been...

  16. June 15, 2010

    Trading in Vantis suspended

    Shares in Vantis, the Aim-quoted company that has been acting as liquidator to Stanford International Bank, have been...

  17. June 12, 2010

    Doubts rise over tuition fees increase

    A substantial rise in tuition fees – seen by many universities as the answer to their financial shortfalls – may be...

  18. June 9, 2010

    Warning over obstacles to tuition fees rise

    A substantial rise in tuition fees - seen by many universities as the answer to their financial shortfalls - may be...

  19. May 25, 2010

    Boost to student numbers will be halved

    The coalition government is to rein in one of the few eye-catching new spending promises made in Labour's spring Budget - an...

  20. May 24, 2010

    Rise in student numbers to be halved

    Holding court: Chancellor George Osborne and chief secretary David Laws give details of the cuts at a press conference in...

  21. May 3, 2010

    Equinix chief gives reassurance on pricing

    The largest independent operator of data centres with fast internet connections would not raise prices after completing the...

  22. April 6, 2010

    Northgate chief steps down early

    Steve Smith, chief executive of Northgate, is to step down immediately, ending his tenure at the car and van rental group...

  23. April 6, 2010

    Northgate chief steps down early

    Steve Smith, chief executive of Northgate, is to step down immediately, ending his tenure at the car and van rental group...

  24. April 6, 2010

    Northgate chief steps down early

    Steve Smith, chief executive of Northgate, is to step down immediately, ending his tenure at the car and van rental group...

  25. March 15, 2010

    British Land recruits partners for deals

    British Land is to partner sovereign wealth and other sources of institutional cash to capitalise on the large sales...

  26. March 14, 2010

    British Land recruits partners for deals

    British Land is to partner sovereign wealth and other sources of institutional cash to capitalise on the large sales...

  27. February 9, 2010

    Downturn spurs race for university places

    The number of people aspiring to be undergraduates has risen at its fastest pace in at least 10 years, as people of all ages...

  28. February 8, 2010

    University applicants rise 23% to record

    The number of people aspiring to be undergraduates has risen at its fastest pace in at least 10 years, as people of all ages...

  29. February 2, 2010

    Universities face cut in funding

    Public funding for teaching at English universities will be cut in real terms next year, ending the sector's long and large...

  30. February 2, 2010

    Universities face cut in funds for teaching

    Public funding for teaching at English universities will be cut in real terms next year, ending the sector's long and large...

  31. February 1, 2010

    Universities face teaching funds cut

    Public funding for teaching at English universities will be cut in real terms next year, ending the sector’s long and large...

  32. January 30, 2010

    Languedoc uncorked

    Château les Carrasses near Capestang is being converted into houses and flats. Its days of mass-production are over but the...

  33. December 9, 2009

    Northgate upbeat despite continued slide in commercial vehicle demand

    White-van man's declining demand for commercial vehicles is still depressing revenues at Northgate, the van and car rental...

  34. December 8, 2009

    White-van woes hit Northgate

    White-van man’s declining demand for commercial vehicles is still depressing revenues at Northgate, the van and car rental...

  35. November 7, 2009

    Property farewell

    It was a who's who in the property industry at the retirement party for John Stephen , England chairman of Jones Lang...

  36. October 3, 2009

    University chief targets student finances

    Ministers should consider raising the interest charged on student loans to a "real" rate tied to the government's cost of...

  37. September 27, 2009

    Movers and shakers: Sept 28

    ● BlueCrest Capital Management has hired Steve Smith from Credit Suisse as a fund of funds portfolio manager. ● Brendan...

  38. September 17, 2009

    Northgate looks to recovery

    Northgate, the largest van rental company in the UK and Spain, reassured the City with news of improving utilisation rates...

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