More on Specsavers’ attempts to hush up the costly fallout from legal cases in which it was accused of bullying opticians out of their businesses.
FROM DUDLEY TO DAMMAM
Dudley College cuts courses and jobs in the West Midlands, but salaries offered at its Saudi Arabian branch suggest it is swimming in money.
ON THIN ICCE
Advertising watchdogs ban a fundamentalist Christian exam board from exaggerating the value of its International Certificate of Christian Education.
Policy wonks cash in as the Cabinet Office ‘Nudge Unit’ is mutualised and becomes Behavioural Insights Ltd – with a £5m Cabinet Office contract.
DONE OVER BY DUNBAR
Dunbar Bank, owned by a group that pays Tony Blair a reported £1m a year, makes 71 customers bankrupt after deciding to pull out of property loans.
NHS England’s decision to delay the release of a life-saving drug is a further cruel blow to victims of the contaminated blood scandal with hepatitis C.
SIGN OF THE TIMES
Why Deaf people and sign language interpreters are on tenterhooks over a delayed announcement affecting public sector sign language provision.
Trade union Unite now joins the battle on behalf of disabled residents and co-workers in the unique Yorkshire village community of Botton.
The mystery island visitor who turned out to be spying for those associated with the weirdo Barclay twins, owners of nearby Brecqhou.