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.
October 31, 2019

Bronze Age discovery reveals surprising extent of Britain’s trade with Europe 3,600 years ago

New research reveals remarkable evidence of a copper-mining bonanza in Wales that was so productive the metal reached France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
October 30, 2019

Airbnb must face the facts: human trafficking and modern slavery happen in rented accommodation

Airbnb now has 7m listings in more than 100,000 cities, making it larger than the eight biggest hotel groups combined.
October 29, 2019

Softbank: why WeWork’s Japanese investors are doubling down after a failed IPO

SoftBank is pouring another US$8 billion into WeWork, even though the office rental company is now valued at just US$8 billion.
October 24, 2019

How daylight saving time can mess with financial markets

Research shows how decision making by investors is affected by the one-hour clock change.
October 23, 2019

Five ways to work out if a company is serious about tackling modern slavery

Combat modern slavery by spending your money in places that take the issue seriously.
October 22, 2019

Confusion of Donald Trump’s Italian interpreter goes viral – why some jobs are meant to be invisible

In a world of people striving for more public professional recognition, interpreters try to remain invisible.