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28 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Education, Opinion

Private Schools facilitate illicit transactions?

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As part of stepping up the enforcement of anti-money laundering legislation the Agency has notified private schools that they should file more Suspicious Activity Reports (“SAR”), flagging suspicions over the payment of fees.

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Is physics sexist?

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Is Physics sexist?

Gender diversity is a systemic problem and needs solutions which address the problems at its root. Otherwise, debates will become cyclical – as we can see from claims that responses to female inequality are discriminating towards men.

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Universities surviving on short-term loans?

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Matt Robb, from EY Parthenon, was recently reported as saying that three or four UK universities are close to insolvency and currently surviving on ‘bridging loans.’ But, the number facing severe financial instability could be much higher.

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16 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in Education, Opinion

Whose rights are more fundamental when teaching on same-sex relationships?

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The Department of Education (DfE) wants all independent schools to teach equality of same-sex relationships. That teaching would be consistent with Ofsted’s requirement for schools to understand and respect different lifestyle choices. However, the proposed move from recommending the teaching as good practice to making it compulsory by 2020 has angered some parts of the independent sector.

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8 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Android – Anticompetitive or innovative market leader?

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The European Commission has fined Google 4.3 billion euros ($5bn) for using its dominant market position to sway the Android app market in their favour. Google has indicated they will challenge the decision. An appeal could make it months, if not years, before any fine is actually enforced – their previous 2.4 billion euro fine, from Sept 2017, has yet to be paid.

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