As my colleague Jill Rutter pointed out in her blogpost, the news that Kids Company may be about to close its services 'provides
So 2014 comes to an end and another skull crushingly dull X-Factor winner tops the charts. Yay! But leaving Nicki Minaj's dreadfully inept Anaconda and Avril Levigne's hilariously awful Hello Kitty! aside, it's actually been a great year for music and some genuinely enjoyable songs have sailed its waves. Yarrrr!
Twice as many apprenticeships have been created since the last general election, with the total in England nearing two million
GG Allin was the most controversial front man that ever lived. Anyone that tells you otherwise lies. GG Allin would self harm, defecate, urinate and fight his way through gigs. He died of a heroin overdose after performing at The Gas Station in Manhattan in 1993.
Despite being the government department charged with representing the interest of business around the Cabinet table, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has worryingly little direct input from the business sector when it comes to conducting their own work.
The research report The Value of Apprentices presents a compelling case for organisations to take on even one apprentice: every time they do they receive, on average, a bottom-line boost of more than £2,000 once wage and training costs have been factored in.
Correction: The headline of this article has been changed to clarify the internship is for up to six months. A Lib Dem MEP
More than £5bn is unaccounted for because the government has lost track of students who borrowed the money to pay for university
Student loans taken out between 1990 and 1998 and worth £890m have been sold to a private company for £160m, the government
The Government has introduced core-funding to remove the reliance of LEPs on local authorities. For many this may seem confusing, given that deploying central government funding to minimise local government influence is surely still an example of government control.