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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJo Johnson: “I do not want to read about VC pay in the newspapers” Spiralling rates of pay for university vice-chancellors are to be curbed by a series of new measures being set out by the universities minister. Jo Johnson urged institutions…

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Image copyright PA Image caption Nicky Morgan wants the matter resolved as quickly as possible Treasury Committee chair Nicky Morgan has called for the full publication of a leaked report into the treatment of customers in RBS’s global restructuring group (GRG). The report, produced for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA),…

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Image copyright Nick Dimbleby/Jaguar Land Rover Image caption The Jaguar I-Pace will be on sale next year Every new Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) vehicle line launched from 2020 will be electric or hybrid, the company has announced. The carmaker said that the first of the new models would be a…

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Image caption Universities are taking applications without being able to say how much fees will cost Head teachers say that applicants to university in England must be told “as soon as possible” how much they will pay in tuition fees in autumn 2018. But the Department for Education says it…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Keith Hellawell became chairman of Sports Direct in 2009 Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has narrowly survived an attempt to oust him. Mr Hellawell was re-elected to the post at the retailer’s annual general meeting, but he only won the backing of 53% of independent…

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Image copyright Reuters Firms that rely on EU workers have warned of the “catastrophic” impact of proposals to slash unskilled migration on the day Britain leaves the EU. Under the draft plan, leaked to the Guardian, firms would have to recruit locally unless they could prove an “economic need” to…

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Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Many young children start their first term at school this week Many children are not ready to start school when they first enter a classroom, according to a survey of head teachers. The poll, from the National Association of Head Teachers, found many heads thought…

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Image copyright Getty Images Schools are beginning the term with rising numbers of teacher vacancies, the leading specialist recruiters say. September vacancies were up a quarter on two years ago, one company, Eteach, said. Another, TeachVac, saw a 15% rise over two years to the end of August. Eteach boss…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBell Pottinger’s founder, Lord Bell, tells Newsnight the PR firm is unlikely to survive The second-biggest shareholder in Bell Pottinger is writing off its stake in the troubled public relations company. Advertising firm Chime has abandoned its attempt to sell a 27%…

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