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Exposing the Qatar World Cup corruption

Controversies run deep in the world's biggest sporting event hosted by FIFA, but what's the Qatar World Cup corruption all about?
Austerity protesters march on Parliament in opposition to government spending cuts on March 26, 2011 in London, UK. An estimated 250,000 people took part in the TUC organised rally.

Can the UK cope with another round of austerity measures?

As the UK prepares for its longest recession yet, amidst a cost-of-living crisis, are the government ready to help the people through its harsh austerity measures?
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G-Cloud 13 agreement goes live

Crown Commercial Service's G-Cloud 13 agreement has now been awarded and is live for customers to use.
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How is digital transformation cushioning the blow of pharmacy closures?

There have been 800 pharmacy closures since 2015; here's how digital transformation can help save high street shops.
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Social taxonomy: A step towards social sustainability

Judith Vorbach from the European Economic and Social Committee, with Susanne Wixforth, Advisor, walk us through social taxonomy.

How can we develop a consistent and practical sustainable economy?

Benoit Lascols, the general manager at accounting for externalities, looks how value can be redefined to shape a consistent and practical sustainable economy.
Aerial view of lush, green perennial rice field, taken from drone

What is perennial rice and why is it making history?

It may have taken more than 9,000 years of cultivation, but annual paddy rice is now available as a long-lived perennial rice.
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What is the cost of living payment?

The cost of living payments are designed to help households in the UK cope with increased food and fuel prices and rising energy bills.
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Can the Bank of England save the day by raising interest rates?

Raising interest rates could curb rising inflation in the UK – but will this help with struggles arising from the conflict in Ukraine and the cost of living crisis?
Bakery production line with sweet cookies on conveyor belt in confectionery factory workshop, food production manufacturing

Why government must resuscitate the UK food manufacturing industry

Guy Tullberg, Managing Director of The Tracklement Company, explains why a strong supply chain is vital to meeting rising consumer demand and keeping the UK’s food manufacturing sector in business.
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UK economic crisis leads to the country’s longest recession yet

Unemployment is predicted to double and interest rates are to reach 3% in 2022, as the UK economic crisis worsens the cost of living once more.
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Private equity firms re-focus on optimising portfolios

Julie Neal, director at management consultancy Vendigital, discusses why private equity firms must re-focus on optimising portfolios.
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Economic strategy: What now for Good Growth?

Amidst the political and economic turmoil in the UK, Paul Frainer, Director of the Institute of Economic Development (IED), issues a few timely reminders on growth and economic strategy.
Rishi Sunak, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, standing outside No. 10 Downing Street

What can we expect from Rishi Sunak if he becomes Prime Minister?

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer is the Tory favourite for the next Prime Minister, but what can the public expect from Rishi Sunak if this becomes a reality?
Keir Starmer against red background reading 'KEIR STARMER ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE'

Will the Labour Party win the next general election?

The Labour Party has achieved its largest poll lead in over two decades over the Conservatives; is this enough to win the next general election? 
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How will low-code tech shape the future?

While digitalisation is a way for businesses to prepare for an economic recession, low-code tech could spur innovation in the UK market.
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In the Bleak Midwinter: Royal Mail strike will see 19 days of industrial action

The Royal Mail strike will see 19 days of industrial action in the run-up to Christmas, including on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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“Fickle, False and Full of Fraud”: The UK is on the brink of recession...

The risk of a UK recession is nearing, and economic fraud could be on the rise too. To combat this, new government bills could change laws for the better.
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Kwasi Kwarteng sacked as chancellor ahead of mini-budget U-turn

Kwasi Kwarteng has been sacked as chancellor, just weeks after he announced the controversial mini-budget.
Young man working on laptop in cafe, getting distracted by phone

Why do phone notifications distract us and how can we manage them at work?

Phone notifications are a necessary evil in our always-connected, work-from-anywhere world. But all too often, they can be a major distraction, pulling us away from our tasks and goals.

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