June 2019 Articles

The government must boost data sharing if it is to keep up with industry
The government must boost data sharing if it is to keep up with industry
Government as a whole can get a bad rap when different departments don’t work together properly, so we should give [...]
June 24, 2019
Attracting talent from India is crucial for UK success
Attracting talent from India is crucial for UK success
Three years ago today, as the country absorbed the result of the EU referendum, few people were talking about the [...]
June 24, 2019
If Hong Kong can face down the Chinese bullies, there is hope for the rest of the world
If Hong Kong can face down the Chinese bullies, there is hope for the rest of the world
Every child is taught that the best way to deal with bullies is to stand up to them, rather than [...]
June 21, 2019
Scrap the porn laws, and keep the government out of our sex lives
Scrap the porn laws, and keep the government out of our sex lives
They say once is a coincidence, twice is an accident, three times is a pattern. Now that the introduction of [...]
June 21, 2019
How worried should you be about deepfakes?
How worried should you be about deepfakes?
Mark Zuckerberg recently became the latest high-profile subject of a “deepfake” hoax. A manipulated video circulating on Instagram appears to [...]
June 21, 2019
DEBATE: Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad?
DEBATE: Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad?
Slack has gone public with a direct listing, but is this type of ‘non-IPO’ just a fad? Neil Wilson, chief [...]
June 21, 2019
There’s a first time for everything… including marrying your friends
There’s a first time for everything… including marrying your friends
Over the years I’ve ticked off most of the public speaking formats. I’ve enjoyed after dinner speeches, panel discussions, debates [...]
June 21, 2019
Domino’s picks a Rennie after Wild excess
Domino’s picks a Rennie after Wild excess
A Rennie is a long-held cure for indigestion. Domino’s Pizza Group’s franchisees, who have been complaining that they have had [...]
June 21, 2019
The City bids farewell to Spreadsheet Phil
The City bids farewell to Spreadsheet Phil
In the drama of the Tory leadership contest, last night was a reminder that it is not only the Prime [...]
June 21, 2019
Fix the High Street
Fix the High Street
I spend a lot of my life on the move. I live near Milton Keynes, my office is in London, [...]
June 20, 2019
The breakup of the UK is not an acceptable price for Brexit
The breakup of the UK is not an acceptable price for Brexit
Whoever wins the keys to Number 10 this summer will walk in on their first day to the inbox from [...]
June 20, 2019
It’s high time Britain’s fledgling cannabis industry got serious about protecting its IP
It’s high time Britain’s fledgling cannabis industry got serious about protecting its IP
Already a $10bn-plus industry, the legal cannabis business is rapidly going mainstream – and not just in Canada and the [...]
June 20, 2019
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
The Tory leadership campaign is narrowing, and whoever becomes our next Prime Minister will inherit a political landscape that is [...]
June 20, 2019
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream? Eleesa Dadiani, a cryptocurrency economist and broker and founder [...]
June 20, 2019