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- Fife named the most enterprising place in Britain for 2018 (gov.uk)
- Treasury launches review on barriers to female entrepreneurship(Economia)
- King’s College aims to uncover what makes a good business brain (FT)
- ‘Labour must stop sniping and work with business’ (Economia collates the business response to the Labour Party conference)
- CBI: “Much of Labour’s vision for a more sustainable and fair country is absolutely right. Business not only supports it but holds many of the keys to making it a reality… but this will only happen if Labour invites business into the tent”.
- Smaller businesses are forced to ignore Brexit as GDPR and cyber steal the limelight (Fresh Business Thinking covers Zurich polling)
- The UK needs a regional response to the fourth industrial revolution(Patrick Spencer, head of work and welfare, Centre for Social Justice)
- Immigration has made the UK more productive and prosperous – and will again in the future (Jonathan Portes, senior fellow, UK in a Changing Europe)
- Is Captain Marvel a signal for the startup scent o become more diverse?(Eric Johansson, acting web editor, Elite Business)
- Think AI will spend the end of workers? This is why you shouldn’t be so fast to call it the apocalypse (Jason Stockwood, CEO, Simply Business)
- As Google turns 20, it can’t take our goodwill for granted (Mark Sullivan, senior writer, Fast Company)
- BBC: The tea tycoon who was ‘the world’s best loser’ (feature on Tommy Lipton)
- Independent: The Apprentice: How not to succeed in business
- FT: Special report on impact investing
- Podcast: Clever Tykes – the company behind a series of children’s storybooks that inspire enterprising behaviour in 6-9 year olds – has published a podcast, ‘Creating useful people‘. Over the series, they interview entrepreneurs and others to explore how our upbringing dictates our current situation and future aspirations. Listen here