Comment & analysis
The dark side of digital work: how technology is making us less productive
Writing in the New Statesman, Monideepa Tarafdar says that the more time and effort we spend keeping on top of ever-changing applications and struggling to swim through gluts of information, the less productive we are at work.View article on the New Statesman website
Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking
Fracking might be unpopular with the public and many politicians but gas is still a good bet, says Mark Shackleton, writing in The Conversation.
Sci-fi becomes reality with the rise of ‘smart drugs’ at work
Writing in The Conversation, Karen Dale and Brian Bloomfield say that increased use of "smart drugs" risks creating a new norm in workplace culture.
UK GAAP or IFRS: The £3.8 bn corporate tax losses research
Getting UK corporate tax more into line with an accrual-based accounting system – such as the IFRS – would lead to less volatility: an economy with less unexpected declines, and quicker expected recoveries, argue Lancaster's Igor Goncharov and Martin Jacob from WHU on the Global Accountant website.View article on the Global Accountant website