Four day week makes business sense, claims Henley report

A four day working week could save UK businesses an estimated £104 billion annually, while improving productivity and their environmental performance according to new research from Henley Business School. The research claims that a shorter working week on the same pay could add to businesses’ bottom lines through increased staff …

Venture capital investment for women: 5 female-focused firms to follow in the South

My final post in the women-focused venture capital firms series features venture capital investment firms in the Southern United States. I’ve covered women-led VC firms on the East Coast, West Coast and Midwest. Venture capital investment for women: 5 firms to follow in the South Here are five standout female-focused …

GDP should be replaced by new indicators of prosperity and wellbeing

As the consequences of climate change, social tensions and high levels of inequality are increasingly evident, the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, led by Professor Diane Coyle, has published its initial report on how to improve economic measurement by replacing GDP as the standard measure …