Category Archives: Business and Finance

A viability audit for schools

Education is to change “from this moment on,” John O’Dowd has stated. agendaNi examines his plans for the system. A viability audit within six months will identify schools experiencing difficulties in enrolments,...

Reviewing health

Radical changes to health and social care are expected from the Compton review. Peter Cheney reports. The way ahead for health and social care in Northern Ireland will be marked out over...

Freezing student fees

The decision not to increase tuition fees for local undergraduates will not be replicated for students from England, Scotland or Wales who are considering studying here. Meadhbh Monahan reports. Capping student fees...

Independent Commission on Banking

The Independent Commission on Banking has called for ring-fencing of retail banking operations to protect the public from future banking crises. Stephen Dineen outlines the main recommendations. The Independent Commission on Banking...