The government is planning new legislation to make it harder for workers to strike. But hasn’t that fight already been won? Simon Wilson reports.
Articles written by Simon Wilson
Shorting – selling an asset you don’t own to buy it back at a lower price and pocket the difference – is vilified as cynical speculation. Is it? Simon Wilson reports.
Unmanned aerial vehicles – drones – have been a key technology in America’s wars. But now they are set to invade civilian life. Simon Wilson reports.
More and more American businesses are snapping up companies in low-tax countries to make that their official home. British companies are in their sights. Simon Wilson reports.
A brutal armed group seized control of parts of Iraq last week. Who are they? And will it lead to the break-up of the country? Simon Wilson reports.
The big supermarket chains are struggling. Is this a short-term blip or a long-term trend? Can the web save them? Simon Wilson reports.
Tech giant Google recently unveiled its futuristic motor. Is it a gimmick, or will computers really be driving us to work soon? Simon Wilson reports.
Barclays has been fined £26m after one of its traders manipulated the gold fix. Is it time to overhaul the price-fix system and what are the alternatives? Simon Wilson investigates.
The housing sector is lurching into bubble territory and stock is insufficient to meet demand. What can be done about it? Simon Wilson reports.
The legalisation of drugs, once a revolutionary pipedream, is going mainstream. Is it too early for investors to buy in? Simon Wilson investigates.