• Interoperability between Emergency Services: A Missed Opportunity?

    Professor Paresh Wankhade (Business School) analyses the latest Interoperability proposals offered by the government: The governance of the emergency services in England is complex and the three main emergency services (ambulance, police, and fire & rescue) are structured differently, largely as a result of the relatively ad-hoc nature of their historical development. In September 2015, […]

  • Further Education Matters

    Further Education Matters

    At the end of last month, the Government outlined their plans for adult further education. Excluding funding for apprenticeships, the budget for 2015/16 will be cut by 24 per cent. That’s 24 per cent of the funding for adults who want to gain a better education later in life. Further education was deeply scarred as […]