March 25, 2019

Operation Yellowhammer: what are the UK government’s no-deal Brexit contingency plans?

There are more than 300 contingency plans across government departments.
March 25, 2019

How Mexican advertising featuring rich white people perpetuates racism and classism

Mexican advertising often portrays that to be white is to be rich, while to be dark is to be poor.
March 25, 2019

Fish fights: Britain has a long history of trading away access to coastal waters

The advent of steam transformed the fishing industry after 500 years of trawling by sail. But overfishing and declining stocks put the British industry at loggerheads with that of other nations.
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.