“Populism” – on the left and the right – is on the march in Europe, and the establishment looks vulnerable in May’s elections to the European Parliament. What happens next?
This week’s conference showed the party’s growing fear of Jeremy Corbyn. Cris Sholto Heaton reports.
Employee share ownership is a very good thing. But the Labour Party’s plans won’t work, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Labour wants to nationalise the trains as soon as it comes to power. The Tories are fighting back with yet another review of privatisation, just five years after the last one.
Labour’s plans to put staff on boards and give them shares are well meaning but flawed.
John McDonnell’s speech at the Labour party conference was no triumph, but it did at least get people talking.
Yet the UK is still tottering towards a form of Brexit that suits nobody. Emily Hohler reports.
People seem to have forgotten just how bad things were under Labour in the 1970s, says Merryn Somerset Webb. We may soon to have to relearn an awful lot of painful lessons about incentives.
The world’s governments are swimming in debt. Which is just about manageable with ultra-low interest rates. But that won’t last, says Dominic Frisby. The day of reckoning must surely come.
The apprenticeship levy has failed to boost the number of people in workplace training. What’s gone wrong, and what should we do about it?
Matthew Partridge finds out who the betting market tips to be the next leaders of the Tories and Labour.