January 31, 2020

Why is Tesla selling insurance and what does it mean for drivers?

It seems no traditional finance company is safe from the marauding tech giants.
January 27, 2020

Companies target toilet breaks to improve productivity – it’s wrong and it won’t work

Tilting toilets are the latest suggestion to limit time spent on the loo at work.
January 27, 2020

America has a unique 300 year old view of free trade – UK must recognise this to strike a deal

The US reaction to the UK's digital tax proposals is like 1765 all over again.
January 25, 2020

Coronavirus does not look like a ‘black swan’ event – here are some reasons to be cautiously optimistic

How China appears to have learned from its response to the SARS crisis of 2003.
January 24, 2020

Bosses using tech to spy on staff is becoming the norm, so here’s a realistic way of handling it

From wearables with monitoring chips to face scanners that assess your contentment, workplace surveillance seems to be going in one direction.
January 23, 2020

How to really hold business to account on their carbon footprint – include their supply chains

Supply chains can amount to four times an organisation’s own operational carbon footprint.
January 23, 2020

Quantitative easing now looks permanent – and has turned central banks into pseudo governments

How many people realise that the central banks' great programme for reviving the global economy involves hand-picking which companies and sectors to help out?
January 16, 2020

Car wars: how Nokia could find itself at centre of EU investigation over technology patents

Car makers need access to the latest telecoms technology, but Nokia refuses to grant licenses because manufacturers won't pay up. So the disputes begin...
January 16, 2020

Financial trading bots have fascinating similarities to people – we need to learn from them

Once algorithms go live on markets, they start behaving in ways that programmers could not have foreseen.
January 15, 2020

Apple’s share price has doubled, but there is a crunch coming – investors should watch out

The iPhone maker's tremendous stock rally has got nothing to do with fundamentals.
January 15, 2020

Should the government crowdfund a Big Ben Brexit bong?

Boris Johnson has proposed the public 'bung a bob for a Big Ben bong' to commemorate Brexit.
January 14, 2020

Three reasons why Boris Johnson’s promise to revitalise the north could come back to haunt him

When you look at what the PM is up against, the Brexit trade negotiations might almost seem like light relief.