Comment & analysis
Grow your own: The apprenticeships levy
Neil Ralph sets out what small businesses need to know about the Apprenticeships Levy.View the article on the Small Business Charter website
BT has made a huge gamble on sport – but will it win?
How to get the best result from a £1.1 billion bet on football.
The US has gone from trailblazer to straggler in promoting transparency
LUMS's Marwan Izzeldin and Heba Abou-El-Sood from Cairo University Faculty of Commerce discuss what new US legislation could mean for the oil market.View the article on the Global Banking and Finance website
FCO leverages UK HE soft power
Dr Kim Kaivanto discusses how the FCO is using "the ground game" to open up new markets for UK industry.
Why attacking free trade is great politics and bad economics
Research on Protectionism in American politics, by Paola Conconi, Giovanni Facchini and Maurizio Zanardi, is examined in Fortune.View the article on the Fortune website
Knocking forecasters – the New Year’s message
Professor Robert Fildes discusses a recent article by the Guardian.