Archive for August, 2014

A to the V to the GCSE: where do vocational courses fit?

A to the V to the GCSE: where do vocational courses fit?

An exciting week for young people up and down the country saw a double header of A level results and GCSE results that have been extremely positive. But the highlighting of vocational alternatives by the government this week through the ‘Get In. Go Far’ apprentices campaign, has made conspicuous the continuing uneasy relationship that the […]

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Uber & the taxis; disruptive innovation we all need to watch

Uber & the taxis; disruptive innovation we all need to watch

This weekend, Margaret Hodge MP has written to London Mayor Boris Johnson about the Uber taxi app and how it is ‘competing unfairly’ with London’s black cabs. The letter marks the latest round in the struggle between taxi drivers and Uber that has been ongoing over the summer. But this battle is a symptom of […]

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