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Don’t write off the conglomerate. While the dismemberment of GE marks the end of one era, the rise of private equity and the giant tech platforms signals the birth of another. When managed well, the congl0merate form is as potent as ever.
The ‘beer game’ meets Covid-19: why the world’s supply chains are more stretched than they have been for many years
The consequences of Brexit are finally becoming apparent. Sadly, worthy though the ambition is, transformation of the UK into a high-wage, high-skills economy is unlikely to be one of them
The present labour shortages have disturbingly deep roots. Don’t expect easy solutions
The ‘pension fund socialism’ predicted by Peter Drucker 50 years ago never happened. But more modest proposals for ‘citizen capital’ now doing the rounds look promising – if anyone dares to do it
Surprisingly, it’s off the pitch that the young English side handed out the sharpest lessons
Like every government, this one says it wants to do regulation better. But as a new report shows, it has no more idea how to do it than its predecessors
After Cummings’ parliamentary testimony, we already have a good idea what the national Covid enquiry should say