Financial job losses
- Alpha Plus is still losing money
- Students as a commodity, Sino-US trade war edition
- What the bond market thinks about the prospect of a university crisis
- How the forces of finance fund MBAs
- Introducing the shadow education sector
- Why US investors are betting on European student accommodation
- The Alpha Plus pension problem
- The rise of educational forgery
- For sale: one luxury Georgian townhouse
- Canada's educational exposure to China
- University graduates and the means of financial production
- A business model fit to educate royalty
- American education and the rise of philanthropic capital
- The financial plumbing of university education
- Bailing out the universities
- The temptations of student real estate
- The Egyptian campus that wasn't
- The real student politics
- Cambridge University’s £1bn bet on housing
- University accommodation deals: it's a wrap
Universities, like banks, benefit from expected government support.
- The warm fuzzy feeling of indirectly owning Tencent
- The best of Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas
- Apple/Tesla: M&A and heartbreak
- Did Beyonce make $300m from Uber's IPO?
- Bitcoin is the 10-year Treasury of our time
- High resolution music is a solution looking for a problem
- Amazon is furious about this negative review
- Missing: $500bn of American savings
- Blockchain for Brexit: a wonderfully terrible idea
- The Bank of Hodlers [sic] (sigh)
- Behind the curtain at China Ding Yi Feng
- An answer to Mark Cuban's question
- Crumbs! It's CRYPTO: the movie!
- National Beverage Corp loses its fizz, and its mind
- Amazon won't spin-off Amazon Web Services
- Mensch! Dan McCrum is innocent, ok?
- Europe's $1 trillion tax gap
- Why online propaganda mobs are an investment red flag
- Davos has produced an amazing new guide on precisely how not to think about risk
- When the public relations industry does PR for itself
A double-header about opposing views that both manage to be wrong.
Carillion’s collapse and liquidation are set to have more repercussions today – and provoke more recriminations. Among the more astonishing facts to emerge yesterday was that not a single direct employee had been dismissed from the construction group. “Everyone is still on the payroll,” said the Official Receiver on Monday – including, it would seem, former boss Richard Howson, who stepped down last July but will keep receiving his £660,000 salary and £28,000 of benefits until October.
Theresa May is not the only one to secure a political deal in the nick of time, and breathe a sigh of relief, writes Matthew Vincent. Charles Woodburn, chief executive of BAE Systems has managed no less a negotiating feat, but in the Middle East rather than Europe: finalising a £5bn order from Qatar for 24 Typhoon fighter jets – a deal that will safeguard British jobs and ensure UK production of the aircraft into the mid-2020s.