Tag: fees

Rising tuition fees could price out college students | tes

Rising tuition fees could price out college students | tes

The report points out that delivery costs for HE in FE are often less than in university settings. But colleges which took part in the inquiry said they were looking at increasing their tuition fees. Truro and Penwith College told the commission it was “moving to a full fee rate from 2017-18”, while NCG – the […]

Cornerstone University changes pricing for more accessibility | MLive.com

Cornerstone University changes pricing for more accessibility | MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Cornerstone University officials announced a three-pronged pricing restructure plan for traditional undergraduate students, including a one-year net tuition freeze next academic year for returning students. “We are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs to our students while preserving a sustainable, high quality academic experience in an educational environment where our […]

Oz competition authority wades in to pricing dispute | Port Strategy

Oz competition authority wades in to pricing dispute | Port Strategy

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) made a declaration on port access services after coal exporter Glencore objected to major price increases, which the Port of Newcastle sought to overturn. However, the court ruled against the port’s application. Ports Australia chief executive Mike Gallacher said the decision raised “serious questions about the long term […]

Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Andrew Swift identifies the areas where people are willing to be scammed or are vulnerable. What you observe is fifty years of optimization of wealth extraction. Price outcomes depend on the contributions of hundreds of participants. Every participant optimizes his/her earnings, exerting a constant upward pressure on price. Participants become ever more expert at getting […]

Various Seats At Different Fare, Narayan | Fiji Sun

Various Seats At Different Fare, Narayan | Fiji Sun

I know a regular comment is about our fares and how they are structured. Why different seats on the same aircraft have different prices. And why fares for a flight coming up in two days are higher than fares on flights two months away.” “Airlines use a system of revenue management where they sell various […]

Delta Offers Airline Bright Spot on Pricing Amid United’s Fiasco | Bloomberg

Delta Offers Airline Bright Spot on Pricing Amid United’s Fiasco | Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines Inc. projected that fares and profits would strengthen this year, giving other carriers a boost as United Continental Holdings Inc.’s customer-service fiasco dominated headlines and social media. Passenger revenue for each seat flown a mile is expected to climb as much as 3 percent in the second quarter, Delta said in a […]

Public call for cheaper flights | Port Lincoln Times

Public call for cheaper flights | Port Lincoln Times

Mr Pearson said the council charged an $8.80 passenger levy which covered the infrastructure and administration of the airport and it was among the lower levies in the state. He said as part of the council’s strategy, it would liaise with the airlines to see what could be done in relation to ticket prices. Facebook comments responding […]

Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Lucas says there are “absolutely” going to be more restaurants introducing Sunday surcharges across Melbourne bringing the restaurant industry into line with Sydney where surcharges are more common. It’s a business move Victor Liong has also imposed a 15 per cent surcharge on Sundays at his restaurant Lee Ho Fook to cover staffing costs. Lee Ho […]

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

For years, restaurant owners have argued that a higher minimum wage means pricier meals.Now some restaurants in states that recently raised the minimum wage — including Arizona, California, and Colorado — are putting the proof in customers’ checks. Surcharges of 3% to 4% to pay for higher labor costs are “the emerging new norm,” a […]

Small Banks Also Charge Substantial Overdraft Fees, Report Says | The New York Times

Small Banks Also Charge Substantial Overdraft Fees, Report Says | The New York Times

Historically, said Joy Hackenbracht, a research officer with the consumer banking project, overdraft coverage was considered a “courtesy” extended to customers occasionally, such as when a customer bounced a check. But as debit card and A.T.M. transactions became the norm, overdraft fees became more common. For some customers overdrafts function more like very expensive, short-term […]