Businesses are vying to save the planet, and getting rich. But does it matter, so long as they deliv
Bodyshop founder Anita Roddick, who has died aged 64, wrote a number of articles for the NS. Earlier
Balancing the needs for a business head alongside the ethics of the ecovillage movement hasn't alway
Can a bullet, bomb or rocket ever be "environmentally friendly"? Arms manufacturers in America and B
The hot toy for Christmas is a fish tank that gives your kids self-esteem - or so the marketing says
America's annual spending frenzy is under way and even sub-zero temperatures won't stop people campi
How to upset an entire city with a few remarks about clone high streets
After years of progress, the promotion of women to top jobs is slowing down. Why? Dr Lynda Gratton t
Observations on Farepak scandal which has left 150,000 families facing a miserable Christmas
Building low-cost homes, particularly on greenfield sites, has always provoked snobbish opposition.
<strong>Taken from the New Statesman archive, 28 May 1965</strong>
It is easy to see how this free
The site that struck fear into the TV industry is now facing a corporate takeover, reports Ben Dowel
Interview - Tessa Jowell talks to our political editor, Martin Bright, about super-casinos, the hand
I’ve left Chelsea tractor country this week for Hove and the Green Party’s autumn conference.
We are rapidly turning into a nation of continuous shoppers, unable to walk the streets without maki
Strolling around my new neighbourhood in Beijing, a long-time haunt of foreigners, I was confronted by a sign in Russian and English reading: "Welcome to Alien's Street." In fact, I felt alienated only once in my initial week in China, and that was when I went to Ikea.
<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 22 February 1980.</strong>
When he wrote th
Are internet search histories the ultimate invasion of our privacy?
<strong>Taken from the <em>New Statesman</em> archive, 26 May 1951.</strong>
This visit to a facto
If hedge funds were a country, it would be the eighth-biggest on the planet. They can sink whole eco
From time to time, everyone needs a little advice, especially when they are starting out. Heather Wilkinson has built an entire business on this premise.
A key skill in building a successful business is people management
The British economy increasingly depends on the ability of its workforce to develop and utilise new
Job security and sufficient staff are prerequisites to effective training
The older we get, the more we realise what we need to know