September 13, 2019

Hollywood’s million dollar gender pay gap – revealed

Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
September 12, 2019

Most innovation originates from customers, not companies

Our understanding of where new and exciting ideas come from in the business world is backwards.
September 12, 2019

Rising violence and verbal abuse towards retailers – stories from shop floor reveal lifelong impact

There were 590,000 incidents of assaults and threats on shop workers in 2018.
September 11, 2019

Why crowdfunding may not be the great democratising force in investment after all

It has undoubtedly been a game-changer for entrepreneurial finance, but researchers are discovering new inequalities and risks for investors.
September 11, 2019

A no-deal Brexit won’t end the uncertainty for business

A no-deal Brexit means the immediate imposition of import duties and various controls on UK-EU trade.
September 10, 2019

Eight charts that explain why Germany could be heading for recession

After a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, the German economy is stuttering.
September 10, 2019

How big data can affect your bank account – and life

The use of big data by companies, even when perfectly legal, can harm people.
September 9, 2019

WeWork IPO: why investors are beginning to question the office rental firm’s value

Fundamentally, WeWork's finances do not look good. It is still a long way from profitability.
September 6, 2019

How immigration can make some UK-born residents feel worse off even if they aren’t – new research

It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
September 6, 2019

A globalised solar-powered future is wholly unrealistic – and our economy is the reason why

The design of the global money game is the real antagonist in the fight against climate change. But the call to arms tends to be directed at the players who have had best luck with the dice.
September 5, 2019

How Brexit uncertainty is hurting the UK economy – in four charts

It's time to break the deadlock with a referendum on no-deal Brexit or Theresa May's withdrawal agreement.
September 4, 2019

How ‘gamification’ could revolutionise creative thinking in the workplace

Applying elements of gaming to the way people work together can spark imaginative new ways of thinking and problem solving.