March 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Why the UK needs a basic income for all workers

We believe a basic income should be a right, but it should be underpinned by a principle of reciprocity - people must contribute to society in return.
March 23, 2020

Coronavirus: could the world have prepared better for a pandemic?

Scenario planning is common among multinationals and decision-makers. But some countries were better prepared for the coronavirus pandemic than others.
March 20, 2020

Are the banks strong enough to withstand the coronavirus crash?

Bank stocks have taken a hammering in recent weeks. It is all beginning to look very 2008. 
March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: your guide to winners and losers in the business world

A sector-by-sector look at who is benefiting, who is in trouble and who could go either way.
March 19, 2020

Why sterling has fallen off a cliff – and will probably keep going down

The British currency is showing the strain of the government's rescue plan.
March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: three ways the crisis may permanently change our lives

Coronavirus may fundamentally reshape some areas of how we life our lives.
March 18, 2020

Without a Brexit fisheries deal, herring and other North Sea species face dire future – new research

Fears are high that the two sides will unilaterally decide what quotas to follow without regard to scientific advice.
March 18, 2020

Remote working: the new normal for many, but it comes with hidden risks – new research

COVID-19 has forced many of us to do the daily shift from home. An anthropologist who observed a group of remote workers raises some concerns and shares some tips.
March 18, 2020

Coronavirus: How AI, 3D printing and blockchain can help overcome supply problems in a crisis

Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing and blockchain can make supply chains more resilient - but only if we (and they) collaborate.
March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: five essential measures to bolster the global central bank ‘bazooka’

Markets normally rally when central banks throw trillions of dollars at a problem. But not this time.
March 16, 2020

Massive African infrastructure projects often hurt, rather than help, local people

International financing for massive infrastructure projects can create new problems for African cities.
March 13, 2020

Why Japanese yen is still one of the safest places to park your money in a market crash

As the sun sets on world markets, rumours of the death of investors' favourite safe haven have been much exaggerated.