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Good regulations

At a time when regulation in general and European regulations in particular are an easy target for derision, it should be recognised that regulations underpin…


£11bn industry in need of protection

University chiefs and staff, students and business will give evidence before a parliamentary committee on the impact of Brexit on higher education. The chair of…


Lean civil service bulks up for Brexit

Barely a civil service department will be untouched by the push to attract the best and brightest to the government’s EU exit team, Chief-Exec.com has been…


Healthcare industries hold their breath

More than half of the UK’s health technology companies have put investment decisions on hold following the Brexit referendum, according to a survey seen by…



Opinion: A question of leadership

What did David Cameron really believe about Britain’s place in Europe? As Cameron departs the political stage and hands to his successors the huge task…


A new deal for the rich

What factors govern the distribution of wealth between individuals in today’s modern societies?  In the first part of our chief-exec.com digest of the French economist,…



Wealth, income and inequality

A Tale of Two Statistics Last week Oxfam ran a media campaign highlighting levels of inequality in the UK with a headline, “Richest 1 per…