The obvious change is the introduction of the finance and business diploma from this September. This is likely to have a knock on effect on student numbers on traditional Business courses. In our school we tend to get the less academic students and (wrongly) they are being encouraged down the diploma route. The increasing applied nature of courses is making it very difficult just to stay in the classroom and teach. You have to network and create opportunities for your school and students with local businesses. I hope this is a start.