Business

IFS shows that the NHS needs more funds

Matt Freathy analyses the future of public services

Britain’s cracked mask reveals deeper turmoil

Jack Harmsworth doesn’t feel hopeful after the general election

The “strong and stable” fable risks the pound

Outgoing business editor, James Humpish, gives his take on the 2017 election and what’s next for the British economy

Brexit: Uncertainty in business continues

One year on from the 52% majority that ensured Britain would leave the European Union and Brexit is continuing to…

Losing uni grants condemns students for life

Jack Harmsworth laments the inherent inequality in the repayment structure of attending university

Zero to hero – the argument for zero hours

James Humpish makes a case for zero hour reform as opposed to scrapping

If robots take our jobs, will they be taxed?

In the wake of Bill Gates’ comments on needing to tax machines that replace workers, James Humpish contemplates the impact of unemployment and public services in the technological revolution

Portugal: making the case against austerity

Jack Harmsworth highlights Portugal as an economy that’s picking up despite rejecting austerity as a policy platform

IFS claims that degree values are sinking

As tuition fees rise the IFS weighs in on how far degrees actually stand to make graduates in the job market, Boris Arnold reflects

Nero pays zero in corporation tax

Matt Freathy weighs down on companies who have avoided corporation tax, citing Nero as the most recent example

Business unusual: Snapchat

In this week’s business unusual, James Humpish tries to understand why last week investors valued Snapchat as high as they did when it’s never earned a profit…