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New Tate Britain Unveiled at No Cost to the Tax Payer

John Nickson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
John Nickson

This week, Tate's original building re-opens after a £45million face-lift. Tate Britain is glamorous once more, a temple of cool and contemplation. Tate was a gift to the public from Henry Tate, a sugar baron. He donated his great collection of British art to the nation as well as £110,000 to pay for a new gallery on condition that the state would look after it.

Who Are The Top LGBT Businesspeople?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

OUTstanding in Business, a campaign to improve the diversity of British business boardrooms has published the first lever list of the most inspiring L...

Mind the Reputation Gap

Gavin Megaw | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK
Gavin Megaw

Warren Buffett isn't often wrong. Yet he was when he said: 'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.' Most reputations are severely damaged because an organisation has failed over many years to operationally live up to the high expectations set by their PR and marketing activity.

Can a Dash for Business Expertise Solve Whitehall's Woes?

John Lehal | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Politics
John Lehal

Civil service mandarins have had a tough time recently. Many government ministers have seen civil servants as obstacles to their plans rather than team players and the media has taken Whitehall to task over pay, perks and benefits.

Clearing up the Mess: What Students Really Need to Know About Fees and Universities

Nik Darlington | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Nik Darlington

Tuition fees were abolished last year, but few people seem to have noticed. The cost of higher education is being transferred from the taxpayer to the direct beneficiaries (i.e. graduates) but students no longer have to pay any fees for their university experience.