November 11, 2019

Economics of a four-day working week: research shows it can save businesses money

The benefits of a four-day working week, without loss of pay, can outweigh the cons for both businesses and staff.
November 8, 2019

How divisions between East and West Germany persist 30 years after reunification

The collapse of the East German economy following unification has combined with racism and neoliberalism to feed far right support.
November 8, 2019

Saudi Aramco’s $1.5 trillion IPO flies in the face of climate reality

The Saudi government's oil firm is set to become the world's biggest public company, but investors are already betting against its long-term prospects.
November 7, 2019

Four ways you and your company can make flexible work better

Flexible work has the potential to solve many issues that see people fall out of the workforce but many companies still struggle to do it right.
November 7, 2019

Craft beer is having an identity crisis, as big breweries muscle in on the market

In the UK today, the term 'craft beer' has so many associations that there's a danger it may end up meaning nothing at all.
November 6, 2019

Why the Hollywood majors have been so slow to take on Netflix at TV streaming

Giants like Disney and NBCUniversal have been locked in the horns of a business problem known as the innovator's dilemma.
November 6, 2019

Why Uber Works will probably be great for businesses but not for gig economy workers

Uber Works is the next step in the evolution of the gig economy.
November 4, 2019

Virgin Galactic goes public and leads space tourism race

Although it has yet to fly any paying passengers and is currently loss making, Virgin Galactic aims to be profitable by 2021.
November 1, 2019

Ken Loach’s new film on the gig economy tells exactly the same story as our research

Flexibility is just a euphemism for exploitation.
November 1, 2019

Five ways commuting on the London Underground has and hasn’t changed in the last century

It's hotter and more crowded on the Underground but some things have got better for commuters.
October 31, 2019

How mega infrastructure projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America are reshaping development

A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
October 31, 2019

Human rights are getting cut from Britain’s post-Brexit trade deal negotiations

The UK has signed 15 trade agreements, covering 46 countries. Most fail to cover human rights issues.