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All those familiar with police dramas like CSI will be familiar with the Prisoner's Dilemma - "To confess or keep schtum?" The rational thing to do is to confess. The problem is that if both prisoners apply the most rational strategy, they both end up in prison. Price...read more
Account managers and buyers tell us that there are three types of people they deal with when it comes to “partnership”: Those who talk about partnership, but don’t actually practise it; Those who neither talk about it, nor practise it; Those who do it! I am not going...read more
The old adage that a week is a long time in politics was never truer than in the last seven days. Following the EU referendum result, it was widely assumed that Boris Johnson would be the most likely Brexit candidate to replace David Cameron, with Michael Gove taking...read more
In the last week VW US has been found to have cheated. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that software in several VW diesel cars could deceive regulators, meaning that engines could appear up to 40 times cleaner than they actually are. Fines could reach...read more
UK crisp brand Tyrrells Crisps has just made its first overseas acquisition, buying Melbourne-based snacks business Yarra Valley Snack Foods, in a move which will see the company relocate production to Australia. Tyrrells specialises in premium, hand-cooked potato...read more
In 2002 the international community first discovered that Iran had covertly built nuclear facilities. That same year, George W. Bush, in the State of the Union address, labelled Iran a member of so-called “axis of evil”. Since then, perhaps unsurprisingly, there were...read more