It is not enough for Labour to assent to sound principles if it is not prepared to fight for them with conviction.
To critics business rates are complex, unfair and produce perverse incentives - to others they offer the guarantee of stable and fixed costs. If reform is coming, what should it look like? The New Statesman brought some leading voices together to find out.
Companies must manage their own risks. Digital security can’t be an issue for the IT department alone: it’s an issue for the boardroom, too, writes Paymaster General Francis Maude.
Diversity in substance, not just in appearance, brings benefits to boards.
Companies are starting to use their cash balances in at least one useful way, to provide training programmes for able young people as an alternative to university.
Salford Business School: Celebrating the creative ingenuity of our SMEs.
A recent 12-country study of 393 companies found that women are still largely outnumbered in the non-executive director community, but found that the gender mix is improving.
Tooth, a 73-year-old veteran of divorce law, accused his former protégée Vardag of trying to pinch celebrity clients from him, and set about him in astonishing fashion.
In recent days Ukrainian bonds suffered the worst selloff on record and the stock index fell 2.8 per cent
Whether through regulation, market consolidation or new technology, businesses are being forced into rapid change, in order to keep or grow their market position.
Britain's muted but certain recovery is bad news for Alex Salmond. David Cameron seems to have learned from the Scottish First Minister, appealing to the heart, not the head.
The weather has always been a topic of concern for us Brits, yet we seem powerless when it comes to preparing for it.
Much needs to be done, especially when it comes to access to credit.
Any take on sustainability that doesn’t have health and social care close to its heart probably isn’t worth taking seriously.
Why is Ed Davey investigating British Gas’s profit margins?
There is a thriving social media community of teachers interested in the exchange of ideas about classroom effectiveness.
Greater fiscal freedom would allow the mayor to champion properly the interests of hard-pressed commuters and be held accountable for delivery.
How much is the Bombardier-Crossrail contract worth?
There are many systemic problems in the sector - too many lawyers, too many firms - and the financial upheaval of the past 5 years has done little to slow things down.
Mobile advertising has up to now relied upon massive campaigns with poor results. There is a belief you cannot intelligently advertise on mobile, but now more than ever, this is simply untrue.
Will it affect the groups’ profits?
Which rules and regulations does Cameron intend to amend or scrap?
One reason why Davos won’t deliver all our dreams is that there isn’t an honest enough conversation about winners and losers. Here are three of the best, and three of the worst types of people at the World Economic Forum.
It seems that incorrect information, rumours, hoaxes and hearsays will inevitably bamboozle financial markets from time to time. The consequences appear frightening but some argue this sort of noise is actually necessary for trading.
How much is it said to be worth?
Today 27 per cent of journeys in Holland are made by bike - while in Britain the figure is as low as 2 per cent. But cycling could help us achieve our 2050 carbon targets, and take the strain off the NHS.
It's enough to test the most passionate fan’s devotion.
The exponential growth in US shale gas production has been a boon for the country’s energy security over the past few years. Now the UK is looking to follow suit, with the government and big oil throwing their weight behind the dash for gas. But at what c
Why is the government offering an incentive for fracking?
Why did supermarket sales take a hit?