The Strange Death of Globalisation

Attention This week Japan wrote an open letter threatening Britain with divorce. The Japanese government said its firms could quit UK over Brexit-related uncertainty. [gview file=”http://londonconversation.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/japan-letter-1.pdf”] And the Financial Times advised British companies to pay attention. A Call to ARMs But despite this, Japan’s SoftBank snapped up Britain’s largest technology firm. What is going on? Is ARM so strategic that SoftBank…

UK Universities to give away football tickets, iPads, & Masters Degrees

UK Universities are adopting aggressive marketing strategies to compete in the Global Higher Education supermarket according to today’s Sunday Times. As well as offering free masters, iPads, and Premier League Football tickets, Universities are also incentivising overseas students to recruit their spouses and siblings. The Sunday Times editorial wonders how long before students at Oxford…