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The case for amnesty: why it’s time to offer citizenship to illegal immigrants

9 November 2019 9:00 am

There is an unspoken truth about British life: we have two classes of citizen. The first are those born or…

The cult of youth damages everyone

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Adults must stop deifying young people

London’s running dry

12 October 2019 9:00 am

The UK’s public services are under pressure. The NHS is facing chronic understaffing, and people are frustrated with the nation’s expensive and unreliable rail network.

Why Ken Fisher thinks Brexiting should be bullish

10 October 2019 9:57 am

For the better part of the past year, Ken Fisher (founder of Fisher Investments Worldwide) has preached a simple message…

Why we need a smart energy system

5 October 2019 9:00 am

The UK has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050. But to achieve our ambitious climate targets, we need to…

Digital Content/Multimedia Producer

4 October 2019 10:57 am

We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Content/Multimedia Producer to join our busy production team working on The Spectator and Apollo, The International Art magazine.

Are fixed interest securities safer than equities?

3 October 2019 3:49 pm

In the world of investing, fixed interest is often associated with being a “safe” investment option. After all, the name…

Smart futures

28 September 2019 9:00 am

According to the latest figures, 14.9 million of us have had a smart meter installed at home. Perhaps you’re one…

Making the most of our electric cars

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Transport: Electric cars are the future – but is our energy system ready for the challenge, asks James O’Malley

How smart technologies can alleviate our social care crisis

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Digital care: Smart technologies will play a big part in supporting an ageing population, says Robert Jackman

The smart energy revolution

28 September 2019 9:00 am

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The path to a carbon-neutral Britain

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Decarbonisation: Ignore the naysayers – it is possible to eliminate carbon emissions by 2050, says Hayden Vernon

Britain’s energy system needs an upgrade

28 September 2019 9:00 am

The future: Smart meters are just the start of a smarter energy network, says Sam Ashworth-Hayes

The case for a smart energy system

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Britain is in the middle of the biggest upgrade to its energy infrastructure in a generation.  Millions of households have…

2019 finalists lunch – Scotland & Northern Ireland

23 September 2019 6:23 pm

Another fine lunch and a particularly fine Edinburgh venue for our encounter with finalists for the Scotland & Northern Ireland…

Britain’s smart energy upgrade

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Britain is in the middle of the biggest upgrade to its energy infrastructure in a generation. Millions of households have…

Revealed: the press regulator’s leaked guidelines on Islamophobia

7 September 2019 9:00 am

The press regulator’s leaked guidelines on Islamophobia mark a sinister shift

The press regulator must not turn into a religious thought police

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Regressive demands on the media only hurt minorities

Age isn’t everything in retirement planning

6 September 2019 6:23 pm

Age is just a number. Whilst it’s certainly not a meaningless number, when it comes to your investment asset allocation…

2019 finalists lunch – North West and Wales

5 September 2019 4:34 pm

Readers of my weekly ‘Any Other Business’ column know I occasionally find reason or excuse to slip a restaurant tip…

The treatment of EU nationals will be a litmus test of Boris Johnson's Brexit

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Boris’s government is sending the wrong signals over Brexit

2019 finalists lunch – Midlands

12 August 2019 12:51 pm

This blog comes to you from the library of Hampton Manor, a Victorian mansion deep in the woods somewhere south…

To avoid unpleasant fund surprises, know what you own

6 August 2019 10:20 am

Editors’ note: Following the publication of this article, H2O Asset Management contacted us to challenge the financial media’s characterization of…

Three more London & the South regional finalists

5 August 2019 5:57 pm

Talking to entrepreneurs is so much more fun than the endless arguments about Brexit and Boris — the lot of…

One of the finalists is Muzmatch, a dating app for Muslims

2019 finalists lunch – London and The South

5 August 2019 5:26 pm

We’re in the elegant City dining room of our sponsor, Julius Baer, hosted by Chief Executive Officer David Durlacher and…