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TAX/ Peter Kelly (Unity Trust Bank): The last corporate taboo?

After the launch of Fair Tax Mark, PETER KELLY, Unity Trust Bank, reflects on the increasing financial and reputational risk that companies are likely to face about their tax arrangements
4/8/2014
Peter Kelly

CRISIS/ Lorenz Wagner (Süddeutsche Zeitung): Don’t crow over a victory

In this interview LORENZ WAGNER, Süddeutsche Zeitung, highlights how a new financial crisis is still possible, because no measure has been adopted to clear up the problems at their root
3/26/2014
Lorenz Wagner

FINANCE/ Banks have a responsibility to lend to deprived communities

PETER KELLY, Unity Trust Bank, calls for a Community Reinvestment Act to drive much needed investment into under-served markets to promote enterprise, jobs and social cohesion
3/9/2014
Peter Kelly

EMO MILANO 2015/ The most important event dedicated to industrial machinery

In this interview with ilsussidiario.net , PIER LUIGI STREPARAVA, General commissioner of EMO MILANO 2015, describes in detail this most important event dedicated to industrial machinery
2/27/2014
Editors

CAPITALISM/ On Economic Myths

The idea that maximizing shareholder value is the essential task of any corporation has replaced the understanding that there is a duty to serve all stakeholders. By MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS
2/13/2014
Michael Sean Winters

UCIMU/ Machine tool index of orders

Machine tool orders rose in the fourth quarter, 2013 (+ 4.1%) but yearly average figures stay negative (- 3.2%). By UCIMU, the association of Italian manufacturers of machine tools
1/27/2014
Editors

CAPITALISM/ Why Max Weber Was Wrong

According to SAMUEL GREGG, the association of Protestantism with capitalism, famously articulated by Max Weber, is theologically dubious, empirically disprovable, and largely incidental
1/16/2014
Samuel Gregg

LIVING WAGE/ Making sure work pays

Poverty is costly for the Government. The Living Wage would insure greater financial independence for those on low pay and provide them with greater incentives to work. By LORENA PAPAMANCI
12/2/2013
Lorena Papamanci

ECONOMY/ Pre-Regulation: Removing the need for regulators and state regulation

The regulation of organisations and markets is a costly affair, and not always absolutely necessary. Pre-regulation can represent a better solution for economy. By ADAM WILDMAN
11/26/2013
Adam Wildman

MACHINE TOOL INDUSTRY/ The EMO metal working trade show’s organization confirmed until 2027

A press release by the European Association of the Machine Tool Industry (CECIMO) confirm the organization of the EMO trade show, after the 2015 Milano edition till 2027, again in Milan
11/6/2013
Editors

EXHIBITIONS/ Expo, Emo e Itma: And Milan will become the worldwide centre of attention

ALFREDO MARIOTTI, General Manager of Ucimu, the Italian machine tools manufacturers’ association, comments on three relevant exhibitions that will take place in Milan in Autumn 2015
10/14/2013
Alfredo Mariotti

UK/ Labour’s ‘Apprentice Tax’ Will Harm the Labour Market

ResPublica’s LORENA PAPAMANCI explains why Ed Miliband’s proposal to reduce non-EU immigration is not likely to succeed and risks failing both the Labour party and the labour market itself
10/11/2013
Lorena Papamanci

ENERGY/ Miliband’s price fixing pledge is a weak solution to the market’s endemic problems

ResPublica’s CAROLINE JULIAN argues that Ed Miliband’s energy policy will only tweak the failed market that the UK has, rather than transform into the market the country needs
10/10/2013
Caroline Julian

UK/ Between debt and financial exclusion - Payday loans: the lesser of two evils

The debate hosted by ResPublica at the Lib-Dem conference showed that when properly regulated, payday loans represent viable credit solutions for the low-paid. By LORENA PAPAMANCI
10/8/2013
Lorena Papamanci

UK/ The Government can transform British Banking

DAVID FAGLEMAN, a researcher at ResPublica, London, describes the state of and the attempts to reform Britain’s banking system, which is heavily centralised and with scarce competition
9/6/2013
David Fagleman

EMO 2013/ A showcase of production technologies and tools to challenge the crisis

The EMO Hannover 2013, the world’s leading trade fair for the metalworking industry, will be opening next September. An interview to WILFRIED SCHÄFER, Executive Director of the VDW
7/17/2013
Wilfried Schäfer

ECONOMY/ Good News & Crazy News

There was good news and , let’s say, crazy news, rather than bad news, about the economy these days, from the G-8 meeting to the announcements by the Fed. By MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS
6/21/2013
Michael Sean Winters

SPRING MEETINGS/ The European machine tool industry and the skills challenge

FILIP GEERTS, director general of CECIMO, describes the major challenges to be faced by the European machine tool builders, focusing on the need for securing the necessary skills
5/30/2013
Filip Geerts

UK/ A One Nation Approach to Small Businesses

With Lord Young’s report the UK government has reminded the country that it still holds Small Medium Enterprise growth central to the economic recovery, argues ResPublica's DAVID FAGLEMAN
5/28/2013
David Fagleman

ECONOMIC FREEDOM/ 3. Conservatives and the Non-Triumph of Capitalism

SAMUEL GREGG, in Public Discourse, intervenes in the debate about conservatism and capitalism at First Thing, and highlights the need for principled defenses of economic freedom
5/20/2013
Samuel Gregg
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