Workplace safety is a philosophy, not a technocratic exercise

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Ben Walker reviews the remarkable collection of essays gets that right For a guy who has spent much of his working life on a newsdesk, I’ve had my fair share of workplace accidents. I’ve cut myself with a scalpel when mounting artwork. I’ve fallen over a sandwich board while entertaining … Read more

Non-executive directors must learn how to challenge executives

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Speak truth to power! The UK-based construction giant Carillion collapsed due to financial difficulties in 2018. A year later, the café chain Patisserie Valerie went into administration, due to alleged accounting fraud. In both cases, one of the first questions that many observers asked was: “Why didn’t the non-executive directors … Read more

What can we learn from the first three industrial revolutions?

Adi Gaskell looks back, to the future [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Oxford University researchers Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne shot to public attention in 2013 with their prediction that 47% of jobs could be automated within a decade or two. It was perhaps the first serious attempt to … Read more

Generalists will triumph

Tom Cheesewright learns the benefits of not knowing what you want to be when you grow up [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In my work as a futurist, the question I am most frequently asked is this: “What should I teach my children to give them the best chance of … Read more