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The EU Referendum: Tories Sharpen Their Cutlasses Whilst The Baby Learns To Swim

Karl Davis | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK
Karl Davis

So it would appear that the 'Leave' campaign has been victorious. Four long months of propaganda, mistruths, and barely veiled xenophobia have managed...

George Osborne: Pursuing Austerity Like the Spoils of a Feckless War

Karl Davis | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

Like conflict, austerity leaves people scarred, changing them forever, and disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable. It is ultimately self defeating. Most tellingly, it is the poorest who suffer most under austerity, as in war, whilst the richest always profit...

Tackle Energy Skills Gap Now or Face a Dark Future

Chris Jones | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Jones

If we don't act now to get more young people skilled, the UK could face, quite literally, a very dark future.

Russia Opens Its Doors to Foreign Companies, Entrepreneurs and 800 Start-Ups

Monty Munford | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK
Monty Munford

Less than an hour's taxi drive through the clogged traffic from Red Square something big is happening in Moscow. Bulldozers, architects, city-planners, academics, start-ups, entrepreneurs and some of the world's biggest companies are part of the Skolkovo Park, a business park that some believe to be the biggest R&D project on the planet.

Capitalism 2.0 Is Coming

Marianne Abib-Pech | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK
Marianne Abib-Pech

Vienna November 2012, Palace Ferstel, in the grand settings of the Palace, memories of Menger, Hayek, Freud and Kohr laced with Elizabeth Of Austria ...

Fresh Hope For Bombardier

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

Hopes rose on Tuesday that Britain's last remaining train factory will win a job-saving £1bn contract for London's Crossrail project. Derby-based ...

DWP Offshoring U-Turn a Pyrrhic Victory for British IT Workers

Mark Hillary | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

It's a week now since technology giant Hewlett Packard (HP) tore up their plan to send 200 IT support jobs for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offshore to India. Faced with the target of a 40 per cent cut in department costs it seems the DWP was willing to 'offshore' the jobs to a lower cost location, but as the celebrations die down have any jobs really been saved?

Bombardier, Strategy & the Missing Big Picture

Jim Cowan | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Politics
Jim Cowan

The recent furore surrounding the awarding of the Thameslink contract to Siemens ahead of Bombardier and its resultant negative impact on the East Mid...

Thousands To March Over Rail Deal

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Thousands of people will join a demonstration in support of the UK's last train manufacturer as a new opinion poll called for a r...