Business Comment

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

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…

Businesses ambivalent to Trump’s travel ban

Matt Freathy examines the proactive response tech companies have adopted toward the immigration ban while other businesses seem to tow the line

Student loans sale – a big deal?

James Humpish questions how the government sale of loans actually affects students and what private investors have to gain

Valentine’s Day, or Valentine’s Nay?

In the wake of Valentine’s Day, Jack Harmsworth scrutinises the holiday and it’s commercial motivation

Maximum wage can support the economy has a whole

Adam Hill explains why maximum wage doesn’t have to be so problematic for growth after all

Trump’s Mexican gambit

Instrumental to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was constructing a wall between the US and Mexico. Now that he is President, Matt Freathy discusses just how such a wall could be funded and specifically who will pay for it

LEGO blocks adverts on Daily Mail

Jack Harmsworth provides insight into the influence businesses’ interests have over the messages sent out by the media as LEGO withdraws its advertising through The Daily Mail