By Alex Hern - 26 June 15:21
Life on a zero-hour contract looks set to get much harder.
By Alex Hern - 25 June 16:05
$0.000014 per song? Sign me up!
By Alex Hern - 25 June 10:34
Now when will the rest of Britain follow suit?
By Alex Hern - 24 June 12:44
The DEA has seized $800 worth of Bitcoins in an unprecedented move.
By Alex Hern - 24 June 10:33
But should the BIS be listened to at all?
By Alex Hern - 21 June 16:26
The real concern about GM is that it extends intellectual property protection into our fields.
By Alex Andreou - 21 June 12:05
The newly ennobled Mervyn King blames “a collective lack of imagination” for the financial crisis. We, all of us, failed to see the iceberg. The only problem is that most of us were in the engine room shovelling coal.
By Alex Brummer - 20 June 9:04
The new governor of the Bank of England, the Canadian Mark Carney, has been hailed as the saviour of the British economy. But who is he – and is his record that good?
By Alex Hern - 19 June 17:15
Party like it's 1799.
By Adrian Lovett - 19 June 11:48
When the difference between "for example" and "including" means the world.
By Alex Hern - 18 June 18:05
Deferred gratification is not this lot's strong point.
By Alex Hern - 18 June 15:22
Masters of the Universe, or dummies?
By Alex Hern - 18 June 12:53
Do we really subsidise each wind farm job for £100,000?
By Tom Copley - 17 June 16:32
The private rented sector has fundamentally changed over the past decade; yet the rules governing how it functions are rooted in the late 1980s.
By Alex Hern - 17 June 14:32
An economic all-stars match-up.
By Alex Hern - 17 June 12:04
Can it be stopped?
By Alex Hern - 17 June 10:53
A good news/bad news moment.
By Alex Brummer - 15 June 12:00
A fresh addition to the growing library of "recession lit": one which delves into anthropology and ancient history to argue we will never understand the financial crisis with our current misguided perspective on money.
By Katie Schmuecker - 15 June 10:25
Payment structures and price plans in utilities and financial services continue to inflict higher costs on the poorest in society. Regulators and the government need to do more.
By Alex Hern - 14 June 15:45
So stop doing it.
By Liam McLaughlin - 14 June 14:59
Inequality, not immigration, was what sparked the unrest.
By Neil Lee - 14 June 13:50
It's naive to pretend there are no benefits, but too often only the employers get them.
By Murray Worthy - 14 June 11:56
Cameron needs to lead on tax dodging, because he has the power to stop it.
By New Statesman - 14 June 11:32
Until the government marries monetary activism with fiscal activism, Britain will not have a recovery worthy of the name.
By Alex Hern - 14 June 9:29
It's only OK to retroactively change a deal when it affects young people.
By Peter Wilby - 13 June 12:03
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.
By Alex Hern - 13 June 11:15
Unemployment has stalled – and other statistics are even worse.
By Declan Gaffney - 12 June 14:59
The Centre for Applied Data Torture reports.
By Preston Byrne - 12 June 12:46
More lawyers should be hired directly by the state; but the rest should get used to living without legal aid, writes Preston Byrne.
By Alex Hern - 12 June 10:21
That patents boost innovation is received wisdom, but it might not be true.