In the 2018 budget, the government announced it would stop using private finance initiative (PFI) structures to fund future UK infrastructure projects. News articles on the death of the unloved financing scheme promptly ensued. But the devil, as always, is in the detail.
The cost of going to university in the UK has risen sharply; at £9,250 a year, tuition fees are more than three times the level of five years ago. Student accommodation costs, too, have moved higher; but is there an online solution on the horizon?;