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Thursday 26 February 2009
Job vacancies for graduates are expected to fall in 2009 for the first time in six years and the private sector, especially investment banking, the long-term favourite destination, will likely be hardest hit. As a result, the public sector is being seen as a safe haven for graduates.
Tuesday 03 February 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
All papers have their problems, but spare a thought for 'City A.M.', the London freesheet. On Friday, staff were forced to move offices after their building was demolished around them. New London Bridge House, a Seventies tower block, is being flattened to make way for a development to be known as the Baby Shard. 'City A.M.' was one of two companies still there as workmen blasted off higher floors. The Beast hears the paper had problems finding a new home but has now moved to Cannon Street.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Maurice Stonefrost was Britain's leading practitioner of local government finance and the last Director General of the Greater London Council. He was a pioneer in seeking to enhance the role and qualifications of accountants, ensuring that their education and training fitted them to act as financial managers and not just technical bookkeepers.
Thursday 20 November 2008
Monday 27 October 2008
Alistair Darling will come under pressure this week to act to halt the dramatic slide in the value of the pound, which has tumbled to a six-year low against the dollar and all-time low against the euro.
Elizabeth Eames: Influential, widely published archaeologist whose expertise was in medieval floor-tiles
Saturday 11 October 2008
In 1949 Elizabeth Eames became Special Acting Assistant Keeper in the Department of British and Medieval Antiquities in the British Museum. She had been appointed to unwrap and catalogue the department's collections, which had been sent away to safe places for the duration of the Second World War. But before long she was invited to work on the collection of medieval floor-tiles that the trustees had acquired, with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund from the Duke of Rutland in April 1947 to augment the not inconsiderable collection already in the museum.
Tuesday 23 September 2008
Tuesday 09 September 2008
A universal system of food labelling which takes into account everything from nutritional information to the product's impact on the environment should be established to guide consumers, according to a food policy analyst.
Sunday 03 August 2008
Sunday 13 July 2008
Thursday 26 June 2008
We take a closer look at the annual charges facing full-time students and ask students and experts if they think they are good or not.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 New route to Mars could make manned mission much cheaper and easier