Articles written by Simon Wilson

26/01/2019

Is “car-mageddon” around the bend?

Britain’s car industry is being rocked by Brexit, held back by a global slowdown in sales, and is struggling to keep up with technological changes. Can it change gear? Simon Wilson reports.

19/01/2019 12/01/2019 30/12/2018

The boom in digital data

The capture, storage and analysis of “alternative data” is no longer a nerdy niche. But the explosive growth of the business has a downside, as the Facebook furore showed. Simon Wilson reports.

22/12/2018 15/12/2018

Music industry back on song

In the 2000s, the internet threatened to sink the record industry. But now streaming has given the music business a new lease of life. Simon Wilson reports.

08/12/2018

The future of space exploration

The International Space Station is 20 years old. A robot has landed on Mars. Billionaire adventurers have set their sights on the stars. What next for humankind’s great space adventure?

02/12/2018

CDC pensions: a third way

The government is considering introducing CDC pensions as a middle road between existing options. Could they represent the future of saving?

24/11/2018 17/11/2018
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