Policy & Politics

FT: Business investment key to recovery

FT: Business investment key to recovery

The FT’s leader today focuses on the sustainability of the UK’s fragile recovery. It’s worth a read, but the key points are as follows: …it…

Is a 2014 General Election possible?

Is a 2014 General Election possible?

Not that there’s a big chance, but as the chartering classes like to chatter, the idea is being muted in tweets and blogs (Benedict Brogan…

Space: A Strategy for Growth

Space: A Strategy for Growth

The focus this week on the success and innovation of the UK’s space industry, has included the UK’s ambition to obtain 10% of the global…

Robots aren’t stealing our jobs

It may seem a rather odd title, but there’s a very lively debate going on in the UK and US on whether robots are stealing…

UK lags behind in R&D spend

Tera Allas, a strategic advisor at the Department for Business, has tweeted a chart that looks at absolute R&D spend (as opposed to R&D as…

Round-up of GOCO media coverage

Round-up of GOCO media coverage

There was plenty of coverage in today’s papers on the MOD’s shift in plans for reforming defence procurement (ADS’ own view was supportive of the…