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Pocket Watch – Budget bits for education and skills

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2014/21 Introduction It was never going to be a big Budget for education and skills this year and so it proved to be. Childcare announcements had been made the day before, 2014/5 and 2015/16 projected Dept expenditure limits had been announced under last summer’s Spending Review while announcements…

Pocket Watch – Anything in the Budget for education?

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2013/23 Introduction Sandwiched between last year’s ‘pasty tax’ Budget and this year’s potentially more significant 2015/16 spending announcements, this week’s Budget announcements were always going to be more of a low key affair. The Chancellor did manage to spring a few surprises but in truth most of the…

Pocket Watch – Messages for the Chancellor as he prepares for his latest Budget

Budget

Introduction A week to go to the Budget and as ever the Chancellor has not been short of advice. Key areas of interest for those in the world of education and skills are likely to be any measures that stimulate growth and any that help ease unemployment particularly that of young people   Context The…

Pocket Watch – A Budget for Growth?

Budget

Introduction One month to go to the Budget and with the economy remaining flat but unemployment high, the pressure is on for a Budget for growth. The tone has been set by three recent letters: one by the Business Secretary calling for a clear, long-term vision for UK industry, one by the Deputy PM calling…

Pocket Watch – Budgets for schools and 16-19 for 2012/13

schools

Introduction As anticipated, schools can expect ‘flat’ budgets for 2012/13. Details were confirmed by Michael Gove in a Statement this week covering funding for schools, 16-19 provision and capital funding generally. The Statement was supported by technical papers on the DSG (Dedicated Schools Grant) and the Pupil Premium and by a further Paper on 16-19…

Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education?

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25 March  2011 [2011/12] Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education? The ending of the duty on fuel may have been the 3-star announcement in this week’s Budget but there wasn’t much for the world of education in particular to get excited about. There were two major reasons for this. First, the economic plan for…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

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17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Budget

Pocket Watch – Budget bits for education and skills

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2014/21 Introduction It was never going to be a big Budget for education and skills this year and so it proved to be. Childcare announcements had been made the day before, 2014/5 and 2015/16 projected Dept expenditure limits had been announced under last summer’s Spending Review while announcements…

Pocket Watch – Anything in the Budget for education?

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2013/23 Introduction Sandwiched between last year’s ‘pasty tax’ Budget and this year’s potentially more significant 2015/16 spending announcements, this week’s Budget announcements were always going to be more of a low key affair. The Chancellor did manage to spring a few surprises but in truth most of the…

Pocket Watch – Messages for the Chancellor as he prepares for his latest Budget

Budget

Introduction A week to go to the Budget and as ever the Chancellor has not been short of advice. Key areas of interest for those in the world of education and skills are likely to be any measures that stimulate growth and any that help ease unemployment particularly that of young people   Context The…

Pocket Watch – A Budget for Growth?

Budget

Introduction One month to go to the Budget and with the economy remaining flat but unemployment high, the pressure is on for a Budget for growth. The tone has been set by three recent letters: one by the Business Secretary calling for a clear, long-term vision for UK industry, one by the Deputy PM calling…

Pocket Watch – Budgets for schools and 16-19 for 2012/13

schools

Introduction As anticipated, schools can expect ‘flat’ budgets for 2012/13. Details were confirmed by Michael Gove in a Statement this week covering funding for schools, 16-19 provision and capital funding generally. The Statement was supported by technical papers on the DSG (Dedicated Schools Grant) and the Pupil Premium and by a further Paper on 16-19…

Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education?

5B

25 March  2011 [2011/12] Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education? The ending of the duty on fuel may have been the 3-star announcement in this week’s Budget but there wasn’t much for the world of education in particular to get excited about. There were two major reasons for this. First, the economic plan for…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Budget

Pocket Watch – Budget bits for education and skills

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2014/21 Introduction It was never going to be a big Budget for education and skills this year and so it proved to be. Childcare announcements had been made the day before, 2014/5 and 2015/16 projected Dept expenditure limits had been announced under last summer’s Spending Review while announcements…

Pocket Watch – Anything in the Budget for education?

Budget

To download the PDF please click here 2013/23 Introduction Sandwiched between last year’s ‘pasty tax’ Budget and this year’s potentially more significant 2015/16 spending announcements, this week’s Budget announcements were always going to be more of a low key affair. The Chancellor did manage to spring a few surprises but in truth most of the…

Pocket Watch – Messages for the Chancellor as he prepares for his latest Budget

Budget

Introduction A week to go to the Budget and as ever the Chancellor has not been short of advice. Key areas of interest for those in the world of education and skills are likely to be any measures that stimulate growth and any that help ease unemployment particularly that of young people   Context The…

Pocket Watch – A Budget for Growth?

Budget

Introduction One month to go to the Budget and with the economy remaining flat but unemployment high, the pressure is on for a Budget for growth. The tone has been set by three recent letters: one by the Business Secretary calling for a clear, long-term vision for UK industry, one by the Deputy PM calling…

Pocket Watch – Budgets for schools and 16-19 for 2012/13

schools

Introduction As anticipated, schools can expect ‘flat’ budgets for 2012/13. Details were confirmed by Michael Gove in a Statement this week covering funding for schools, 16-19 provision and capital funding generally. The Statement was supported by technical papers on the DSG (Dedicated Schools Grant) and the Pupil Premium and by a further Paper on 16-19…

Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education?

5B

25 March  2011 [2011/12] Policy Watch – What did the Budget do for education? The ending of the duty on fuel may have been the 3-star announcement in this week’s Budget but there wasn’t much for the world of education in particular to get excited about. There were two major reasons for this. First, the economic plan for…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…