The Uberfication of everything: sharing economy is here to stay

THE WEEK – FEBRUARY 2014 What the Uber taxi service, arriving in London from San Francisco, says about the future of commerce   WHAT if everything you owned, but didn’t use all the time, had a value? The sharing economy – supported by mobile phone applications, ratings systems and instant, digital payments – means that Read more about The Uberfication of everything: sharing economy is here to stay[…]

A world without banks: why Barclays and co should be afraid

THE WEEK – FEBRUARY 2014 Tech companies are trusted more than banks – so why shouldn’t Apple or Google manage your digital wallet?   ALONG with Barclays’ profits figures comes news that the bank will have to cut between 10,000 and 12,000 jobs this year, of which 7,000 will be in the UK. While Barclays Read more about A world without banks: why Barclays and co should be afraid[…]