James Poulter is a financial journalist working as an online producer for Citywire. He graduated from City University with an MA in financial journalism, after working for an asset manager for a number of years. James has a degree in Politics from Goldsmiths and has written for The Guardian and The Observer among other titles.
Life for many has got worse as the government has used the opportunity presented by the global financial crisis to push through reforms to restructure the UK economy. Part of that restructuring has been to change the function of higher education.