Chartist Editor’s Report 2018

Chartist Editor’s Report 2018

Political context & Brexit Blues Brexit continues to dominate the domestic political agenda. This is the fundamental issue of a generation and probably the most…

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Carillion crash and capitalist fairy tales

Carillion crash and capitalist fairy tales

As Carillion, Capita, Virgin Trains and others hit the buffers Bryn Jones makes the case for ‘re-sourcing’ public sector outsourcing The collapse of the PFI-peddling…

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It’s crunch time for local Labour

It’s crunch time for local Labour

Tom Miller on holes in the dented shield  Local government is looking increasingly threadbare in the face of austerity. The trend adopted by ‘localist’ Conservatives has been to cut and…

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Stakeholder Boards are the key to industrial renaissance

Stakeholder Boards are the key to industrial renaissance

Prem Sikka finds Hammond’s industrial strategy an empty wish list The UK economy continues to suffer from low productivity, low investment, short-termism, light-touch regulation, a…

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