Business Features

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

Jobs won’t work if they keep workers poor

Boris Arnold explains how with more low-wage jobs on the rise, a new form of poverty is beginning to prevail in the form of in-work poverty

Business unusual: Pay as you feel

Pay-as-you-feel organisations shouldn’t stand a chance, yet maybe they’re exactly the model some causes need

York Women’s Equality Party talks business

The President and Secretary of the University of York’s Women’s Equality Party chat to Business Editor James Humpish about the national party as a pressure group, the gender pay gap and quotas

Business unusual: Airbnb

James Humpish analyses how Airbnb dominates as a means to finding flexible accommodation while not holding any property itself

Generation debt: are students doomed?

Alongside the louder political shockwaves of Brexit and Trump, 2017 promises to have a significant, yet subtler effect on students in the UK. Jack Harmsworth investigates…

York conferences to boost employability

York Community Consulting and York Finance Conference are to host their largest events over the next two weeks

Time to bid farewell to neoliberalism?

Following the decision to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump, Boris Arnold argues that neoliberalism is to become a thing of the past

Business unusual: Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison takes advantage of the circumstances surrounding its users to illicit the money it can

Trumponomics

Left confused by Trump’s election? Jack Harmsworth breaks down the new president-elect’s economic policies

Economic inequality fuels mental health crisis

Students all feel an uneasy sensation in their stomachs before entering an exam hall. They think to themselves that the…