2019 Articles

Republicans have no clue how to handle their deranged ‘Messiah’
Republicans have no clue how to handle their deranged ‘Messiah’
Imagine you are a serious US politician. What do you do when the man your party put in the White [...]
August 23, 2019
Shocked at the NHS denying treatment to unmarried women? That’s just the start
Shocked at the NHS denying treatment to unmarried women? That’s just the start
All healthcare systems ration. Single-payer models dependent on tax revenue, like the NHS, tend to ration with access to treatment [...]
August 23, 2019
From body modification to BDSM, we have no right to police the choices of consenting adults
From body modification to BDSM, we have no right to police the choices of consenting adults
Earlier this year, Brendan McCarthy, known as Dr Evil, was sentenced to 40 months in jail for performing consensual body [...]
August 23, 2019
DEBATE: Will email die out?
DEBATE: Will email die out?
Will email die out? Morten Brøgger, chief executive of collaboration platform Wire, says YES. Almost 50 years on since its [...]
August 23, 2019
Preparing for ambush: Why media training is critical
Preparing for ambush: Why media training is critical
Chief executives are in the spotlight like never before, with all the press attention of a Kardashian but none of [...]
August 23, 2019
Probate delays are leaving vulnerable people at risk
Probate delays are leaving vulnerable people at risk
The delays at the probate registries are causing problems for families across the country. It is particularly the elderly and [...]
August 22, 2019
Should the state pension age increase from 68 to 75 by 2035?
Should the state pension age increase from 68 to 75 by 2035?
Should the state pension age increase from 68 to 75 by 2035, as proposed by the Centre for Social Justice? [...]
August 22, 2019
How the offices of tomorrow can prepare for climate change
How the offices of tomorrow can prepare for climate change
Until relatively recently, climate change was spoken about as an abstraction. We knew it was a serious problem, but most [...]
August 22, 2019
Boris and Priti don’t quite grasp how complicated ‘ending free movement’ will be
Boris and Priti don’t quite grasp how complicated ‘ending free movement’ will be
“Freedom of movement will end” if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October, according to the [...]
August 22, 2019
That’s the ticket: Fans deserve a market built on transparency
That’s the ticket: Fans deserve a market built on transparency
Imagine you’ve long wanted to see your favourite band live. Then one day, they announce a tour, with a date [...]
August 22, 2019
It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
It makes sense to put the brakes on HS2
A policy may be considered well-balanced if it is attacked fiercely by two opposing extremes in the surrounding debate. Perhaps [...]
August 22, 2019
It’s a bittersweet apology from Hargreaves Lansdown
It’s a bittersweet apology from Hargreaves Lansdown
With a hat-trick of senior figures set to leave Hargreaves Lansdown, one can’t help wondering how the investment company is [...]
August 21, 2019
How to spot a superstar founder: Self-awareness trumps bravado
How to spot a superstar founder: Self-awareness trumps bravado
We all know the scene. The sneaker-wearing tech founder stands there, in front of positive looking charts and graphs. Before [...]
August 21, 2019
The Brexit hysteria is misplaced – humans have always adapted and moved forwards
The Brexit hysteria is misplaced – humans have always adapted and moved forwards
There is a profound oddity about the whole of the Brexit process which rears its ugly head on a continual [...]
August 21, 2019