Briefings

25 July 2019...

Scott Reid argues that Johnson's cabinet wipeout is of cinematic proportions, with the new line-up seemingly cherry-picked to be a coalition of Brexiteers.

25 July 2019...

24 July 2019...

This morning, Katie Stanton evaluates the implications of the new Prime Minister's appointment, and calls attention to a rising trend in risk-averse behaviour in organisations from the IMF to Disney.

24 July 2019...

23 July 2019...

To deal, or not to deal? This morning, Javier Maquieira notes the ever-rising tensions between the UK and the EU as Prime Minister candidate Boris Johnson threatens a "clean break" no-deal Brexit, and Ursula von der Leyen works to avoid this outcome.

23 July 2019...

22 July 2019...

Today, Juan Palenzuela recounts mankind's 50th anniversary of landing on the moon, and shares Elon Musk's ambitions to place humans on Mars in the next four years.

22 July 2019...

19 July 2019...

Today, Juan Palenzuela contemplates Boeing's reputation crisis as the plane-maker faces great scrutiny from governments, airlines and the general public.

19 July 2019...

18 July 2019...

In today's briefing, Katie Stanton admits she's fallen head over heels for the leadership campaign, quirky Twitter account, and general candour of Tory MP Rory Stewart.

18 July 2019...

17 July 2019...

Like many of us, Erica Salowe is smitten with ridesharing services. So can cities like Barcelona keep the Uber tap off when consumers are hungry for fast, cheap travel?

17 July 2019...

16 July 2019...

This morning, Javier Maquieira ponders the implications of the US President's latest outburst against Democrats in Congress, which targeted four racially diverse congresswomen.

16 July 2019...

15 July 2019...

In today's briefing, Aidan Reid considers how sensitive, leaked information can have serious risks to national and international security.

15 July 2019...

12 July 2019...

Today Juan Palenzuela ponders the inefficiencies of contemporary tax regimes, and how the French have passed a bill that is the first step to ensure corporate tax accountability.

12 July 2019...

11 July 2019...

This morning, Erica Salowe narrates her close encounters with electric scooters, a rising micro-mobility trend that is facing macro problems as it irks pedestrians, motorists, and international governments.

11 July 2019...

10 July 2019...

This morning, Aidan recounts the records women athletes have set in the Women's World Cup, and explores the gender pay gap in both sports and the professional sphere.

10 July 2019...

9 July 2019...

The future is now, and today Javier Maquieira ponders the issues that are at the forefront of the world's agenda. From the climate crisis to battling superbugs, global coordination will need to be a top priority to innovate solutions.

9 July 2019...

8 July 2019...

This morning, Katie Stanton delves into how the UK places unsustainable expectations on developing countries that result in greenhouse gas emissions, increasing levels of pollution, and hazardous working conditions.

8 July 2019...

5 July 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Juan Palenzuela explores a curious and, needless to say, dangerous game of tit for tat between the US and Iran. One false move and the geopolitical implications could be devastating.

5 July 2019...

4 July 2019...

In today's daily briefing, Aidan Reid argues that the damage done to devolution during the Brexit process will take a long time to heal, even when outgoing Theresa May insists on initiating more substantive policies.

4 July 2019...

3 July 2019...

This morning, Iain Gibson gives his takes on the fight for the White House, before examining the issue of activist employees.

3 July 2019...

2 July 2019...

Today Javier Maquieira examines the knotty business of global diplomacy before asking: should central banks issue their own digital currencies to ensure financial stability?

2 July 2019...

1 July 2019...

Katie Stanton kicks off the week with a comparison between the perils of running in 34-degree heat and the fiery underlying tensions of the G20 Summit.

1 July 2019...

27 June 2019...

As Europe sizzles and "taps" are "aff-ed" in Scotland, Scott Reid suggests politicians are finally connecting to turn hot air on the climate emergency into action.

27 June 2019...