What has happened to supply-chains?

What has happened to supply-chains?

By Stefano Riela As Covid-19 cases decline, capacity constraints and shortages should ease, spending on travel and entertainment should pick up, slowing demand for goods and taking some of the pressure off supply chains and delivery times. In recent months it has been...
Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

By Nicolas Hérault Low interest rates and COVID-19 mean governments, not central banks, now control the world’s key economic levers.  The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a huge shock to the global economy just as we are witnessing a major shift in who calls the shots...
Pandora Papers: how do people avoid paying tax?

Pandora Papers: how do people avoid paying tax?

By George Turner The Pandora Papers show how the tax industry uses ‘special purpose vehicles’ to avoid stamp duty – despite repeated legislation to prevent this. The Pandora Papers shed light on a UK property market that operates under two parallel structures. The...
What is the dark side of tourism?

What is the dark side of tourism?

By Denise Montgomery We all know Covid-19 has had a major impact on tourism. Professor Andreas Neef says it’s a good time to have a rethink about the type of tourism the world needs. Professor Andreas Neef admits that sometimes he may depress his students. “But...