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July 2019 articles

School’s out for summer: Time for working parents to grapple with the childcare conundrum
School’s out for summer: Time for working parents to grapple with the childcare conundrum
For many parents, the summer holidays are a mix of joy and anxiety
July 19, 2019
The Extinction Rebels seem to care more about capitalism than climate
The Extinction Rebels seem to care more about capitalism than climate
If your commute to work this week has been blocked by a giant colourful boat, you have Extinction Rebellion (XR) [...]
July 19, 2019
DEBATE: Has any technological development in the last 50 years matched the magnitude of the moon landing?
DEBATE: Has any technological development in the last 50 years matched the magnitude of the moon landing?
Has any technological development in the last 50 years matched the magnitude of the moon landing? Ivan Mazour, chief executive [...]
July 19, 2019
We need a bold new approach to tackle London’s housing crisis
We need a bold new approach to tackle London’s housing crisis
When I was a young boy in the 1970s, my family lived in council housing in Ladbroke Grove, and London [...]
July 19, 2019
Let’s end the government monopoly of financial regulation
Let’s end the government monopoly of financial regulation
The growth of financial regulation seems inexorable. Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, has noted that in [...]
July 19, 2019
City Moves for 19 July – Who’s switching jobs at Lloyds Bank, Young’s and R3?
City Moves for 19 July – Who’s switching jobs at Lloyds Bank, Young’s and R3?
Today’s City Moves includes Lloyds Bank, Young’s and R3. Lloyds Bank Andy Hulme has been appointed as co-head of Lloyds [...]
July 19, 2019
Why Taiwan thinks that freedom is contagious
Why Taiwan thinks that freedom is contagious
The grand Renaissance style building feels like an embassy, but it isn’t. David Lin talks like an ambassador, but he [...]
July 19, 2019
May goes not with a bang, but with a whimper
May goes not with a bang, but with a whimper
This time next week Theresa May will be embarking on her first weekend out of office. Her successor, most likely [...]
July 19, 2019
MPs: Next Prime Minister should make Huawei 5G decision ‘a matter of priority’
MPs: Next Prime Minister should make Huawei 5G decision ‘a matter of priority’
MPs have urged the next Prime Minister to decide whether to include Chinese tech giant Huawei in future 5G networks [...]
July 19, 2019
Renter demand soars after tenant fee ban
Renter demand soars after tenant fee ban
Tenant demand soared in June as renters rushed to secure new properties following the introduction of new rules to ban [...]
July 19, 2019