March 22, 2019

Italy joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative – here’s how it exposes cracks in Europe and the G7

Italy is neither the first, nor will it be the last European economy to follow its own national interest and look for Chinese support.
March 22, 2019

Premier League: how English football’s top flight favours fans of London clubs

Football is supposed to be the 'people's game', but the English Premier League is easier and cheaper to follow if you are a fan of a club based in London or the prosperous southeast.
March 20, 2019

Small brewers show how craft principles could reshape the economy – but they’re under threat

The practices and values of craftsmanship correspond well with the requirements for a sustainable economy. But they're threatened by industry.
March 20, 2019

Ending austerity: make tax fairer and more transparent

Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.
March 19, 2019

Austerity has pushed the UK’s poorest households further into debt – here’s how

New research reveals how austerity pushed poor families into debt to pay for basic needs like food, rent and hot water.
March 18, 2019

Whistleblowing: athletes shouldn’t have to choose between their careers and the truth

Whistleblowing on doping can and does have life-altering implications for athletes – new research.
March 15, 2019

Formula One motor firms are becoming textbook cases in how to successfully branch into other sectors

How the likes of McLaren and Dallara are teaching the business world how to pull off a digital transformation.
March 15, 2019

Trade wars are growing over the digital economy – and developing countries are shaping the agenda

Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
March 15, 2019

What Red Nose Day tells us about the need for comic relief in the modern workplace

From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
March 13, 2019

Q&A: Why is the UK planning to cut tariffs on most imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

How to make sense of the UK government's no-deal Brexit contingency plans to avoid a hard border in Ireland.
March 13, 2019

The EU is trying to protect your memes – but it’s a battle against humourless algorithms

You can't teach an algorithm to recognise when something is funny.
March 13, 2019

Brexit may usher in point of no return for UK tech start-up scene

Always delicate balancing act, ensuring London maintains its appeal to tech start-ups will prove more difficult after Brexit.