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A BBC article about some recent research which suggests that young people’s famed multi-tasking abilities are a myth.

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Can you revise and use social media at the same time?

Digital marketing is, by its very nature, a dynamic environment. Many businesses have come to base a huge proportion of their marketing communications on digital and social media, and it...

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The difficulties of digital marketing in 2018

There is a fantastic piece for Economics students by Martin Wolf in today's FT - if you haven't already registered for FT for Schools, it is worth doing so now ...

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Globalisation and the spread of knowledge
Exam technique advice

Department of Awesome Evaluation

Here are some examples of great evaluation phrases to use in Economics essays. 

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Department of Awesome Evaluation

The hostility towards the virtual monopolies enjoyed by tech giants such as Google and Facebook reveals some strange bedfellows.

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Innovation can challenge the digital monopolies

As the UK's vote to leave the European Union took place after the 'new' A level specifications were written, issues such as doing business with a trading bloc or a...

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Doing business in a customs union

Perhaps surprisingly, there has not been a statue of a woman in Parliament Square before (although there is a statue of Margaret Thatcher in Parliament itself).

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First statue of a woman in Parliament Square
24th April 2018

Mean Girls

The 2004 movie ‘Mean Girls’ has been given the Broadway treatment and has become a new musical.

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Mean Girls
23rd April 2018

Airstrikes in Syria

The following videos explore a range of views following the recent airstrikes in Syria by the US, UK and France.

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Airstrikes in Syria

Automation is coming, and this BBC video and supporting article investigates the extent to which they can even be applied to agriculture. In this case, an asparagus-picking robot has been...

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Watch out! Robo-Farmers are Coming!

If you are looking at the impact of external, government regulation on businesses, the news that Barclays boss Jes Staley is facing a fine by UK regulators is a great...

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Barclays boss faces penalty for 'conduct breach'

Tropical rainforests have been at risk from deforestation for decades.  Whether the cause is from logging, excavation of minerals or palm oil; the result is the same.  Madagascar is facing...

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Madagascar's rainforests at risk

Here is a suggested essay plan to this question: Evaluate the micro and macro policies a government might use to make food more affordable to lower income groups.

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Policies to Improve Food Affordability (Revision Essay Plan)

Here is a suggested answer to the following question: Examine the role of barriers to entry in earning economic profit.

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Barriers to Entry and Economic Profit (Revision Essay Plan)

Here is a suggested approach to how A Level Economics students might respond to the essay question "Examine the view that the government should subsidise free entry to museums in...

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Museums and Government Subsidy (Revision Essay Plan)

What a fantastic idea for revising GCSE History - use the stairs to climb towards a top grade!

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GCSE History Revision Timeline with a Difference!

Vince Cable argues here that the tech giants need to be broken up, arguing that their size is a threat to welfare. He argues that these companies represent new forms...

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Should the monopoly power of the tech titans be broken up?
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A brief FT clip here looking at the proposal to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds, as part of a wider commitment to outlawing avoidable plastic waste by 2042....

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UK proposes plastic straw ban

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