The Great Debate UK

Glossy or matte? Women in the recession

October 21, 2009

Glenda Stone- Glenda Stone is chief executive and founder of Aurora, a recruitment advertising and market intelligence company, and co-chairs the UK Women’s Enterprise Taskforce established by Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Simplify employment tax to kick-start recruitment

October 15, 2009

David Ellis-David Ellis is partner and head of human capital at BDO LLP. He specialises in the development of tax efficient, performance driven long term incentive plans for senior employees. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Worst is over for U.S. job losses

October 13, 2009

Kurt Karl-Kurt Karl is chief U.S. economist for Swiss Re. The opinions expressed are his own.-

The cost of youth unemployment

September 28, 2009

Tony McAleavy-Tony McAleavy is the Director of Education at CfBT Education Trust. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Things just got a lot worse for inflation

September 23, 2009

David Kuo- David Kuo is director at The Motley Fool. The opinions expressed are his own.-

What is the collective name for a crossing of fingers?

Because that seems to be what the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee members are doing. They are collectively crossing their digits in the hope that they have done enough to steer the UK economy out of recession.

How significant was the Lehman collapse to the UK economy?

September 15, 2009

geoffrey-wood- Geoffrey Wood is professor of economics at Cass Business School in London. The opinions expressed are his own -

Managers face crucial new challenges in recession

September 10, 2009

martin-clarke- Dr Martin Clarke, Director of Leadership Development Programmes at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. The opinions expressed are his own. -

Tiptoeing toward economic recovery after Lehman

September 10, 2009

david-andrews

- David Andrews is director of David Andrews Media, a financial public relations consultancy with high profile fund management and financial services clients based in the UK, Ireland, Cayman Islands, Cape Verde, Beijing, Europe and the U.S. The opinions expressed are his own. -

from The Great Debate:

Japan: The mother of all miserable recoveries

August 18, 2009

jamessaft1(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

Investors met the news that Japan's economy has emerged from a bone-breaking recession calmly and rationally: they sold shares quickly and in large amounts and made bets that consumer prices are going to be falling for years to come.

from Commentaries:

The recession is tough on teeth

August 17, 2009

Child winces as dental hygienist checks teeth

The U.S. economy isn't giving dentists many reasons to smile yet, an annual survey of the profession by JPMorgan has found.