David Willetts talks to the New Statesman and tech experts about the practicalities of smart cities pointing out that while “technophiles” get very excited, their proliferation represents an increased risk from cyber attack.”
City & Guilds, in partnership with the New Statesman, brought industry and academia together and asked, what one thing would you do to close the skills gap by 2025?
A Financial Times columnist has written a book of financial advice for “independent women”.
Felix Martin discusses Flash Boys by the American financial writer Michael Lewis, which examines high-frequency trading (HFT).
The decline since November 2013 was the largest 3 month fall since 1992.
Progressive Media, the parent company of the New Statesman, is launching a spin-off website using data to tell stories. We're looking for a staff writer.
The country has embraced e-commerce since a series of tax reforms in the Noughties, despite stifling bureaucracy.
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.
Today’s bankers have replaced the excesses of the 1980s with Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.
An open letter to outgoing chief executive Euan Sutherland.
Trust in banks and businesses has was severely hampered by the financial crisis - and has yet to recover. The mistrust cuts both ways. How can we expect a recovery without support for business from politicians and the public?
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.
South Africa's gold mining industry has suffered a number of setbacks in recent years. Repeated union strikes have resulted in bloody clashes between workers and police. Economic pressure has increased after a recent fall in the price of gold.
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.
The Federal Open Market Committee is keen to hold fund rates in spite of falling unemployment. It's the first act of a newer, stricter committee.
Nobody doubted a return to growth under austerity was possible - but all the evidence suggests it has been hampered by George Osborne's radically anti-stimulus position.
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.
If the political instability is not reined in soon enough, the currency will spiral out of control.
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?
Ed Balls's 50p tax is nothing but theatrical politics - pay close attention to the Lifetime Allowance, the cap on pension funds, which has already been lowered and most likely will be again.
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.