Financial job losses
- Education in the Age of Finance, redux
- Unite: a test case for corporate rent
- Shut down the internet, student housing edition
- The private education risk premium
- University debts and “restrictive” tuition fees
- Why are private school fees so high?
- A Plymouth student property proposition
- Educational exports: the story so far
- How Lloyds got burnt by a for-profit education deal
- A casualty in the education marketplace
- Connecting an Australian private equity buyout to Swansea University
- How a £100m student accommodation scheme went wrong
- Oxford & Legal & General, the real estate play
- 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
- Once again Kodak pivots, and the share price explodes
- Blockchain: it really is a tough sell
- Sterling has not become an emerging market currency
- Jeff Ubben/ESG: flip flop
- Is this the nuttiest risk factor of all time?
- The tech start-up that wants to “validate” the female orgasm
- It’s a great time for conspiracy theories to thrive
- Let’s call Trump out, but let’s get our facts straight too
- Today, in efficient markets
- We can’t blame all the indirect health damage on the lockdown
- Weirdly, blockchain can’t help combat coronavirus
- Leading ‘UK’ start-ups want a handout too
- China’s PMI print doesn’t mean much
- Let’s flatten the coronavirus confusion curve
- NMC Health: presented without comment
- When “commission-free trading” isn’t (really) free
- Michael Milken: financial innovator
- Oh no, the death-techers are coming
- Bitcoin’s “halvening” won’t boost its price
- CEO of JPM, recipient of $bns in state aid, bashes socialism
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.
Random variation in American financial supervision reveals important insights into the dangers of “forbearance”.