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2018 finalists – The North East

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  rradar has established a vast online resource for clients seeking legal advice, a database for risk management, and the…

2018 finalists – Scotland and Northern Ireland

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Amiqus ID is an encrypted online system for client-onboarding and transaction checks, with the intention of tackling cyber risk…

2018 finalists – The North West and Wales

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  AMPLYFI has created DataVoyant, which it claims is ‘the most advanced business intelligence and research tool in the world’.…

2018 finalists – The Midlands

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Black Pear’s principle activity is software research and development in the healthcare sector. Its greatest innovation has been the…

2018 finalists – London and The South

15 August 2018 2:38 pm

  Carwow is a comparison website that aims to facilitate car sales in the smoothest way possible.   Echo is…

A nation of original thinkers

11 August 2018 9:00 am

What does the range of entries for the Economic Disruptor of the Year Award tell us about British entrepreneurial talent?

Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2018 – the regional finalists

12 July 2018 3:21 pm

We are delighted to announce the finalists, region by region, for The Spectator Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards sponsored…

Conservatives are wrong about free speech

7 July 2018 9:00 am

The consensus is we all have to watch what we say. But do we?

Patience has its rewards

30 June 2018 9:00 am

In the last of our series on ‘The Lifecycle of an Entrepreneur’, Martin Vander Weyer talks to serial entrepreneur and investor Luke Johnson, who also chairs StartUp Britain, a national campaign in support of entrepreneurship.

The path to growth — and the exit

23 June 2018 9:00 am

In the third of our series on ‘The Lifecycle of an Entrepreneur’, Martin Vander Weyer asks how successful start-ups attract capital for growth — and how founders can enjoy the fruits of their labour.

Great writers are found with an open mind

9 June 2018 9:00 am

I’d been suffering under the misguided illusion that the purpose of mainstream publishers like Penguin Random House was to sell…

Entrepreneurship is a way of life

2 June 2018 9:00 am

In the second of our series on ‘The Lifecycle of an Entrepreneur’, serial brand-builder and start-up investor, James Espey, talks to Martin Vander Weyer about his philosophy of life and business.

Smart advice for entrepreneurs

12 May 2018 9:00 am

In the first of a series on ‘The Lifecycle of an Entrepreneur’, Tracey Reddings and Julian Cooper of Julius Baer International in London talk to Martin Vander Weyer about the advice every business-builder needs.

What The Spectator’s 48-year-old intern did next

12 May 2018 9:00 am

To anyone who has dreamed of becoming a journalist, the thrill of walking into a national newspaper office never goes…

Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Violent crime in Sweden is soaring. When will politicians act?

The new feminist war: young women vs old women

27 January 2018 9:00 am

The #MeToo movement is pitting young women against old

The John Murray Prize with The Spectator

3 January 2018 2:12 pm

To celebrate their 250th birthday, John Murray are launching a new international non-fiction prize in association with The Spectator – open to unpublished authors everywhere

The John Murray Prize: Terms and Conditions

2 January 2018 12:00 am

Terms and Conditions for The John Murray Prize Those interested in entering should visit the main page here. The prize…

The Spectator's Christmas appeal: donate internships, not money

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Perhaps the most insightful piece of political analysis since the turn of the century came from the Queen in a…

Christmas quiz – The answers

13 December 2017 4:00 am

Weird world 1. Cannabis 2. Che Guevara 3. Tesco 4. Asda 5. Beauty and the Beast 6. Georgia 7. France…

Spot the Classical Music – The answers

13 December 2017 4:00 am

1. The Planets (Holst) 2. The Nutcracker Suite (Tchaikovsky) 3. Fingal’s Cave (Mendelssohn) 4. Enigma Variations (Elgar) 5. Choral Symphony…

From chaperones to modesty wear, a sexual reformation is underway

4 November 2017 9:00 am

A new schism is opening up between women and men

Scotland used to have the best schools system in the world. Then devolution happened

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Once one of the best in the world, Scotland’s education system has been steadily marching backwards for the past ten…

The sinister power of Britain’s family courts

9 September 2017 9:00 am

It’s right that some children are taken into care. One case in point is that of Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith, the toddler…