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How do you solve a problem like a chancellor?

Although this is far from topical at this exact moment in time, I had a thought about 8th May 2015. Suppose, for a brief minute, that after the general election the Conservatives get back with a majority, or in another way well-positioned enough for the party to continue in government. 590 more words


SUNY Chancellor holds State of the University address

ALBANY, N.Y. – SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher laid out the plans in her annual State of the University address in Albany.

The nation’s largest public university system wants to hand out 150,000 diplomas every year by 2020, up from the current 93,000. 58 more words


Labour's Mansion Tax - Downton Shabby

By Dre Efthymiou

If there’s one thing everybody hates, it is having to shell out hard-earned wealth in the name of tax. Political parties notoriously differ on their taxation views, and over the past few months Labour’s idea for a mansion tax emerged as one of their prime solutions of raising revenue for the NHS. 567 more words

Board Meeting tonight @ 6pm: budget issues?

What surprises will tonight’s Board meeting hold? Based on the budget discussions from last week’s committee meeting it might be another barn burner. From PAC AAUP, reprinted with permission: 346 more words


A Chancellor Speaks

The Chief Guest at the Inaugural Session of the Annual Day Celebrations of the Delhi School of Economics on 16 January, 2015 was our Chancellor, Prof. 1,439 more words



The personal allowance for 2015/16 was originally scheduled to increase to £10,500 but it was  announced that this will now be £10,600, so the tax free amount will now be £883 per month. 105 more words

Accountancy & Tax Stuff

'Backing the north'

In his recent interview with Tim Shipman, political editor of The Sunday Times, the ever-unctuous George Osborne made the claim that ‘the Conservative party is the party backing the north’. 722 more words