Articles written by Simon Wilson

30/04/2016

The fall of Dilma Rousseff

Brazil’s lower house of Congress has voted to impeach the president. Why? Will it spark a broader crisis? And what does it mean for investors? Simon Wilson investigates.

24/04/2016

The Panama Papers scandal

The leak of millions of documents from a Panama law firm has propelled the world of offshore investments into the headlines. What’s the fuss about? Simon Wilson reports.

14/04/2016

Introducing the living wage

The government has given some of the poorest workers in the UK a pay boost. Sounds good – but how will it affect the economy generally? Simon Wilson reports.

10/04/2016

Sugar levy: Why tax our pop?

George Osborne is to slap a new levy on fizzy drinks. The idea is to discourage unhealthy habits that lead to obesity. Will it work? Simon Wilson reports

27/03/2016 19/03/2016 06/03/2016 27/02/2016

Will Brexit hurt trade?

The EU referendum will be a major talking point this year. But what are the facts? Simon Wilson looks at the potential impact on trade with the EU.

21/02/2016 13/02/2016
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