Ofgem have today announced a rise in the energy price cap, with millions of households potentially paying £693 more a year for their heating and electricity. Experts from Warwick Business School and the Department of Economics have commented on what has led to this situation, and what this says about the future of our energy supplies.
Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reported today show that car production in the UK last year was at its lowest level since 1984. Professor Christian Stadler of Warwick Business School comments on the 'perfect storm' of factors behind this.
"This move is less surprising than it appears at first blush." The heads of more than 180 US companies have issued a statement urging corporations to look beyond shareholder value and also focus on social responsibilities as well as profits. Dr Andreas Kokkinis of Warwick Law comments on this radical-seeming shift in US capitalism.
Professor John Colley, expert in business strategy and leadership from Warwick Business School, discusses the results of the Which? annual high street shops survey which has ranked WH Smith as the UK's worst High Street retailer for the second year in a row.
Professor John Colley, associate dean of Warwick Business School and former Managing Director of a FTSE 100 company, discusses the possibility that Asda could be listed on the stock market after its merger with supermarket rival Sainsbury's was blocked by the competition authorities.