In this week’s episode of Inside Business, we tackle corruption issues in Australia. Economist Dr Cameron K. Murray released a book last year entitled a Game of Mates, which uncovers the endemic corruption culture in Australian business. Matthew Cook speaks with Australian-born, British-based economist Steve Keen, the author of Debunking Economics, to find out more.
Adam Cox chats with Sam Miles, the head of production for Televisualise, a branded content company. They discuss how social media sites, especially YouTube, have enabled companies large and small to move from traditional advertising to a more subtle and less intrusive approach. From product placement to vlogging, this episode looks at how modern marketing has democratised audience engagement with tips about how to go about it for even the smallest company.
How do we combat hate and racism in British society? Marc Stears is joined by Nazek Ramadan of Migrant Voice and John Page from Hope Not Hate to discuss.
This is an archive episode of NEF asking how we can create a new economy where people can really take control of their lives.
In our first podcast of 2018, we look at one of the most critical areas in public policy – housing. The Institute of Economic Affairs’s Kristian Niemietz and former Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute Ben Southwood discuss the housing shortage, its supply-side nature and the politics which underpin it. Interviewed by the IEA’s Kate Andrews, the pair examine the historical origins of the housing crisis, which date back to legislation introduced under Clement Attlee’s government in the 1940s. They also look at the well-organised NIMBY movement (short for “Not In My Back Yard”), and its influence on government policy.
Will markets carry on rising this year? Is Gold the best insurance policy against something going wrong? And how will the ETF industry evolve? Will ESG be the big theme of the year? Ed Bowsher finds out from James Butterfill of ETF Securities, Adam Laird of Lyxor, David Stevenson of ETFstream and John Davies of S&P Dow Jones.
James Butterfill, Adam Laird, David Stevenson, John Davies
Political commentator Mike Indian discusses the cabinet reshuffle (is Greening's resignation an own goal?), the NHS Winter Crisis and Jeremy Hunt's longevity, Toby Young and the OfS and whether we should take seriously Nigel Farage's call for a second EU referendum.
A look at results from Micro Focus, Tesco, Sainsbury, Morrison and Marks & Spencer and a look forward to numbers from Burberry, AB Foods and Royal Mail with Helal Miah, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre.
In first Mobile News of the year Matthew discusses cyber security risks in 2018. He speaks with Stephanie Weagle, Vice President at Corero Network Security about how Internet of Things is developing rapidly as well as the threats that come with it. Matthew also catches up with Pangea’s Managing director Dan Cunliffe, who gave us his concerns and advice when approaching cyber security for a national business.