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RM shares take a caning following Board warning

Specialist education IT supplier RM has issued a warning that results for the year ending September may fall below expectations as market conditions remain challenging on both sides of the pond. The market reacted badly to the interim management statement for the trading period from April Fools' Day to 21 July, sending the …
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 2011
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Council forks out £160m: The last of the schools deal cash

A north-west council has awarded one of the last contracts under the BSF school building programme. The contract includes ICT services. Halton Borough Council has awarded a 15-year Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract to HTP LEP for work including computer-related services and the installation of telecommunications …
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Report reveals patchy ICT provision in schools

The standard of technology provision in schools varies widely, despite spending of £487m on ICT equipment and services last year, according to the findings of independent review commissioned by the education secretary Michael Gove. Sebastian James, group operations director at Dixons Retail, was commissioned to lead the review …
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Subdued RM says government cuts challenge its business

IT schools supplier RM has blamed the government's allocation of education funds for what it described as "subdued" market conditions. The company issued an interim management statement this morning in which it said it expected to see a decline in UK Learning Technologies sales in the 12-month period to September 2011. " …
Kelly Fiveash, 10 Feb 2011
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RM walks the line

RM saw no indications of a fall in spending in its markets for the first half of its fiscal year, and said expectations for the full year remain unchanged. The education IT supplier said trading was in line with management’s plans covering the period from 1 October 2008 to 6 February 2009. However, it also pointed out that “ …
Kelly Fiveash, 9 Feb 2009

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