The Future Has Arrived

The world is changing like never before as lives are disrupted by technology in all its forms. But new patterns and new ways of doing things are emerging and we must embrace them.

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How To Recruit Good People

Companies want good people and good people want to work for good companies. But why it is so difficult to get the right match?

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What is a Smart Region?

The world’s population will reach nine billion by 2045. Such growth coupled with advances in technology will enable countless people to move out of poverty. But it will also cause an increase in demand for the world’s resources.

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Are You Looking For A Good Job?

Work takes up a large part of our lives as we try to find a job that matches our abilities and aspirations. But what does a good job look like in today’s world of work?

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Is The Day of The Expert Over?

Experts in all disciplines offer their views on the facts they find and evidence they collect. But in recent years their opinions are less trusted. Why?

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Are Our Universities Failing?

Universities are growing at a tremendous rate as the numbers of students in many disciplines mushroom. But is such growth a good thing?

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Brexit: When An Irresistible Force Meets And Immovable Object?

Brexit interests and intrigues in equal measure as it dominates the headlines. In recent weeks, however, there has been a shift in the mood as reality begins to bite.

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Is Globalisation Dead?

Globalisation and its promise of free trade between countries and across borders is under attack from many quarters. Will it survive?

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Work Is Changing

Work is changing. Technology is disrupting business. The social contract between employer and employee is under strain. But are such developments good or bad?

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Are You Ready For A Cyber-Attack?

Cyber-attacks are on the increase as hackers use their criminal skills to cause harm on a massive scale. But can they be stopped?

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The Loneliness of the Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are driven to start new businesses and succeed or fail by the decisions they make. But it can be a lonely task.

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Barriers And Borders: Is Capitalism In Crisis?

Capitalism has been under pressure in recent years to reform, as globalisation stalls and nationalism emerges in many countries. But what can be done?

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Is Student Debt Sustainable?

Student funding is in chaos and must be fixed. Fees were introduced to finance universities but are causing mayhem, as they load students with unsustainable debt.

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Amazon Wants To Take Over The World

Amazon’s recent venture in the takeover market was to buy a company called Whole Foods. Yet this seemingly mundane purchase of a grocery chain in the United States could change the industry.

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Developing The Habits Of Success

Success comes in many forms and is often the result of clear thinking and careful planning. But the habits we hone have an immense impact too.

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Do You Want To Be Your Own Boss?

Greater numbers of people are choosing to become self-employed as they decide to be their own boss. But the trend towards making your own decisions is changing the make-up of the economy. 

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Lies, Damn Lies and Alternative Facts

Life is getting increasingly complicated as facts and alternative facts jostle to influence elections and affect our choices. But is it still possible to find truth amid the chaos?

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Showcase Your Innovation at Innovate 2017

Innovate UK is offering the opportunity to some highly innovative businesses to showcase their innovation for free at Innovate 2017, which will take place in Birmingham on 8 and 9 November.

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Life Is For Learning

Many people in the education sector believe we should learn new things on a continuous basis throughout our lives. But, in reality, is it simple?

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Is Globalisation Good For You?

Globalisation in all its forms is changing the world and for many people that is a bad thing. But what can be done to make sure everyone benefits from its opportunities?

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