Comment & analysis
The Future of Manufacturing in the UK
Is UK manufacturing forever in the doldrums – or will we see a resurgence? Martin Spring looks at the evidence, and at what needs to be done to bring about change.
The NHS is a national treasure. We must continue to guard it
Fears that the NHS is disintegrating are far from reality, argues Mike West. He discusses the key lessons to be drawn from the nationwide study he led into culture and behaviours across the service.View on The Guardian website
Recovery may not be enough to fix unemployment
What do policymakers need to consider after years of pay restraint? Geraint Johnes discusses the impact of wages on UK employment and recovery.
Gamers want epic tales, not just violent short-cuts
Why and how are video games becoming increasingly violent? Patrick Stacey reveals some initial findings from his research with game developers.
Austerity may have breathed new life into true happiness
Cary Cooper asks whether recessionary pressures are making us reassess what really matters in life – and if so, will the emphasis on well-being last?