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.
March 13, 2019

Smoking costs society dear – so why isn’t Big Tobacco paying its way?

It is time governments made corporations pay for the harm they cause.
March 12, 2019

Brexit Britain’s weakness exposed in US trade deal documents

America's objectives for a trade agreement with Britain spell out a stark Brexit future.
March 12, 2019

Secular stagnation: it’s time to admit that Larry Summers was right about this global economic growth trap

No longer do the world economic figures contradict the former US Treasury Secretary's theory.
March 11, 2019

World Cup 2022: plan to expand to 48 countries exposes football’s regional fault lines

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino wants to bring forward plans to expend the tournament from 32 to 48 countries. But it's not going to be easy.
March 8, 2019

Why Virgin Atlantic’s new makeup policy is mostly concealer and gloss

The job of looking after safety in the skies remains a highly sexualised occupation.
March 6, 2019

A no-deal Brexit could put nearly 20% of British jobs at risk and disproportionately hurt weaker regions

The government's £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund will be insufficient compensation for the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
March 5, 2019

Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestyles

One of the largest UK meat processors has launched a new vegan meat product. This was long overdue.
March 5, 2019

Nigeria: what Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election means for Africa’s biggest economy

Investors favoured Muhammadu Buhari's opponent, Atiku Abubakar. So what are the Nigerian president's economic priorities?
March 5, 2019

Pensions: why automatic enrolment may not suit the self-employed

Ten years ago, almost a third of self-employed people in the UK contributed to pension schemes. That figure has dropped dramatically.
March 5, 2019

Gender pay gap hasn’t been fixed by transparency – fines may force companies to act

Progress on gender pay issues in finance especially has been too slow, fragmented and uneven.
February 28, 2019

How Britain’s economy has wronged young people for decades

Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.