Category Discussion

The Wates Principles: can more transparency lead to greater trust?

With the Wates Corporate Governance Principles published this week, we now ask: what impact can we reasonably expect them to...

If we want to see inclusive growth, we need to encourage companies to invest in human capital

Investment as a creator of sustainable and inclusive growth requires businesses to recognise the equal importance of investment in human...

Mental health and the workplace – shifting the culture

“I constantly remind our employees to be afraid, to wake up every morning terrified,” Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, in a…

GDP, banner figures and macro-solutions

Anyone who looks at a website like this will probably have an awareness of the speech that Robert Kennedy gave…

The time is right for investment culture to undergo a reappraisal

Way back when, before public figures satirised themselves, there was Spitting Image. One sketch I remember, ‘Ray of the Ravers’,…

There’s life in the communal shopping experience yet

It was about 8 o'clock last Sunday night. There was a knock at the door. 'Number seven?' the man enquired....

Can the might of Redcar be unlocked again?

There's a synchronicity to events sometimes. So it was a month or so back when I noticed a BBC2 documentary...

Have We Become Complacent?

You are a smart, modern leader. You get the need to address the issues of plastics in our oceans, gender...

Leaders in name only

The embarrassment suffered by Sir Craig Mackey, Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, after it was revealed that he had locked...

A discourse of discontent

By John Atkinson “Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by this son of York” – William...