November 26, 2019

Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea – business economist

Evidence from the UK and around the world suggests private ownership results in more efficient companies, more investment and more renewable energy.
November 25, 2019

Many over-55s can’t cope with pension freedoms – it may now be time to scrap them

The system brought in by the government to advise retirees since the 2015 reforms may actually be making things worse.
November 25, 2019

UK election 2019: a choice between low-tax, individualism or generous state with unknown price tag

The Conservative Party's manifesto presents a modest £2.9 billion spending increase compared to Labour’s £82.9 billion spending programme.
November 21, 2019

Labour manifesto and business: bold and ambitious but short on detail, says enterprise professor

The manifesto is perhaps unsurprisingly dominated by the big picture, with the economic emphasis on nationalisation and climate change.
November 21, 2019

More than 1,000 cryptocurrencies have already failed – here’s what will affect successes in future

With Wall Street slowly taking charge of crypto, the days of radical outsiders launching successful altcoins may be numbered.
November 21, 2019

Too few of Africa’s commercial disputes are resolved by African arbitrators – why this must change

Why Africa needs more African arbitrators.
November 20, 2019

Why Labour’s plans to renationalise certain public services make economic sense

A breakdown of the theory behind nationalisation and privatisation of key public services, as well as what has happened in practice.
November 20, 2019

Men feel stressed if their female partners earn more than 40% of household income – new research

Traditional expectations can be a problem in relationships.
November 19, 2019

Buckle up for turbulence: why a global debt crisis looks very hard to avoid

A toxic mix of ugly politics and structural economic problems is threatening to tip debt over the edge.
November 19, 2019

Why a Tory Brexit endangers the rights of workers

The UK has benefited from EU labour protections, which will be vulnerable to the Conservative party's deregulation agenda.
November 18, 2019

Economics of Labour’s plan to nationalise broadband – £20 billion cost is unrealistic

A breakdown of the infrastructure and operating costs, as well as the market impact of giving free full-fibre broadband to the whole country.
November 18, 2019

Tesla’s business strategy is not chaotic – it’s brilliant

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is: how can you make sense of Tesla’s wild strategies?