Can Capitalism Survive?

Capitalism is often blamed for creating inequality and the poverty suffered by millions of people around the world. This has always been the case but has come into greater focus since the financial crash of 2008. Even within capitalism there are critics, as relatively few people benefit from its rewards. Capitalism, therefore, if it is to survive, needs to change.

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Small Business, Microbusiness, Nanobusiness: The Changing Nature Of Jobs

The shape of the economy is changing as the number of small and microbusinesses (those employing nine or less employees) increase. There are many more businesses in existence now than there were 10 or 20 years ago, as more people start companies and work for themselves. But what is happening and why now?

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Is Technology Changing Your Life?

Technology follows us everywhere we go and tracks everything we do. User-friendly devices like the smartphone and less friendly ones like electronic tags record us during the day and watch over us at night. Many devices are designed to be harmless but the data they collect is not, as it captures the detail of our life.

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Is The Recession Over?

The greatest recession of the last 80 years is over, as the economy rises and unemployment falls. The effects of the recession, however, linger and, even with the economy in recovery, austerity stings as government’s squeeze budgets beyond fairness.

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Do You Want To Start A Business?

Many people are making the decision to start their own business, as government and support agencies encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship. Even the media celebrate the achievements of business owners and recognise their contribution to the economy. But what is the truth? Is starting your own business a good idea?

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