Monopoly

Why You Need to Understand Your Business Competition

Reuben Singh | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
Reuben Singh

Business is a competition. As soon as you open your first business you're at the start of a huge race to the finishing line. And it's not just one rac...

Cheltenham's Upcoming Monopoly; In This Digital Age Can We Still Not Resist a Good Old Board Game?

Hannah Brooks | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech
Hannah Brooks

The digital age is upon us, and has been upon for us for quite some time. No longer do we communicate with our mouths as we type down in a tiny messaging box the words that no longer reach our eardrums.

Why Google's Link Penalties Are Stupid, Pointless and Damaging Business

Jonathan Guy | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech
Jonathan Guy

Google already knows which links are right and which are wrong. It could simply ignore those that are wrong in any algorithmic calculation and only count the good ones. Surely this is a better way of dealing with it?

Scarce, Expensive, Bad: Why Entrepreneurs Should Love Monopolies

Damian Kimmelman | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Damian Kimmelman

Next time you're in your local pharmacy, take a detour to the men's shaving aisle. When you get there, scan the shelves in front of you. You'll see high-gloss packaging, lots of "Fusion" and "Turbo" and "Mach" brands. It's almost like you're in the Formula 1 pit lane, isn't it? The choice seems abundant.

Coming Back in From the Cold - Why Microsoft Needs to Build Bridges in Industry Circles

Philip Letts | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

To anyone who takes only a cursory interest in the tech world, it's quite hard to understand how Microsoft has gotten itself into quite such a difficult situation. They were giants and pioneers, and they had it all. They were shaping the world, and suddenly the world left them behind - fascinating and terrifying to watch all at once.

Internet Steams With Rage As Monopoly Gets Its Claws Out

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Traditional household chores lost out to self-satisfied domestic pets on Wednesday as it was announced the Monopoly iron token is to be relegated to h...

LOOK: New UK Monopoly Board Unveiled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Hasbro has updated the UK version of Monopoly in order to "more accurately reflect the average British high street". Check it out - and below it, some...

Public Education a State Monopoly? No, Prime Minister

Richard Stacy | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Stacy

Is it just me, or does it seem rather strange, not to say inappropriate, to regard the provision of public services as monopolies that need to be broken up? And is it not a logical next step from this idea is to regard government itself as a monopoly that needs to be broken-up?

Who Will Be Our Teddy?

Max Wind-Cowie | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Politics
Max Wind-Cowie

This is not incompetence or false-confidence. Rather, this is, in my opinion, akin to gangsterism. This powerful mob of secretive spivs used their unearned influence and wealth to enrich themselves to the disadvantage of others.

Weekend Shopping: Rock Star Vibes with AC/DC Monopoly and Bwoy Wonder's Leggo Accessories

Sarah McGiven | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Late September holds a run of birthdays for me which means a whole host of present shopping. It's far too hot to hit the High Street right now so this week's Weekend Shopping List is strictly online only.