Latest ideas and thoughts from our chief executive Matthew Taylor.
Small businesses are often seen as lightweight, unproductive and inefficient. That may have once been true, but are we now entering an era where small trumps big?
The self-employment boom appears to be waning. But why does nobody want to admit it?
George Osborne couldn't make our Self-employment Summit. But he made up for it by pinging over this short message to the self-employed community.
Self-employment is the economic trend that everyone is talking about. Why? Because the number of people in this line of work has grown by 30 per cent since 2000, with the result that a record 1 in 7 of the workforce now answer ...
Looking at the various election predications in terms of seats, it is entirely possible that no party will be able secure a decent majority - even in Coalition.
Have you ever heard of Pascal Gielen?
Maybe I am over-reacting but the second half of 2014 seemed to mark a growing boldness on the part of the politically ignorant to speak openly.
On the Westminster Hour yesterday, there was a segment reviewing the year in politics. In it, there were MPs from the three main parties and two leading national journalists. It is the Westminster Hour after all but there ...
This post first appeared as an article in City AM - the London business paper - on Tuesday, 16th December 2014.
Capital matters. Not only does it provide us with financial security (through the income that comes from wealth), it also has the power to transform mindsets and foster active citizenship. Indeed, we know that people who ...