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This 'Loose Change' activity tests knowledge of the foundations of economics such as the Economic Problem and Opportunity Cost

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Foundations of Economics - 'Loose Change' activity

Our Edexcel A Level Business Knowledge Book is proving hugely popular with students and teachers alike! Here are some great ideas for how the Knowledge Book can be used effectively...

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Edexcel A Level Business Knowledge Book - Strategies for Success
14th December 2018

A Big, Bad Day in UK Politics

Wednesday's memorable vote on Theresa May's leadership of the Conservative Party, although a hollow victory of sorts for her, has thrown up even more questions.

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A Big, Bad Day in UK Politics

Our AQA A Level Business Knowledge Book is proving hugely popular with students and teachers alike! Here are some great ideas for how the Knowledge Book can be used effectively...

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AQA A Level Business Knowledge Book - Strategies for Success

Here's the last weekly Economics Quiz for 2018. Good luck!

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Economics Weekly Quiz - 14 December 2018
14th December 2018

Veganism

Is 'veganism' a religion?

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Veganism

The right to protest peacefully, without fear of criminal prosecution, is a fundamental part of living in a democracy. Acts of civil disobedience have led to an improvement in rights...

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Should Peaceful Protesters Face Criminal Charges?

Here is an absolute treasure-trove of electoral data for the UK over the last century in a superb document produced by the House of Commons Library. There is a spreadsheet...

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UK Election Statistics: 1918-2018

Here is a behavioural nudge from Barclays that might just be a game-changer in introducing frictions into the spending choices that people make.

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Behavioural nudges: Barclays introduces spending block app
13th December 2018

Gene-edited babies

A story broke recently about a Chinese scientist who claims to have created the first genetically edited babies.

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Gene-edited babies

Economists have long argued that an effective way of reducing carbon emissions is by increasing taxes on energy consumption. This year’s Noble Laureate, Bill Nordhaus, advocated a global carbon...

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Carbon taxes and behavioural economics

Introducing the ultimate knowledge organisers for Edexcel A-Level Economics that students complete themselves!

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Introducing the New Knowledge Books for Edexcel A-Level Economics

Here's this week's UK politics quiz. I'll admit, we may need another quiz covering the next 24 hours tomorrow!

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A Week Is A Long Time - UK Politics Quiz 12 December 2018
12th December 2018

The MeToo Movement

The founder of the MeToo movement, Tarana Burke describes the campaign now as “unrecognisable’.

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The MeToo Movement

This resource provides a summary of some of the key features of the Tabletop gaming market in the UK and potential approaches that manufacturers of tabletop games can raise awareness...

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Market in Focus: Tabletop Gaming in the UK

Contestable markets and mobile payment technology are in action here! Amazon is looking to expand their "bricks and mortar footprint" with a move into airport retail seemingly on the cards....

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Amazon targets airport retailing for expanded Amazon Go operations

An excellent piece here in the Guardian for dissecting some of the supply-side weaknesses brought about by under-performing management especially in family-run mid-sized firms.

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Poor management cited as a key supply-side weakness for the UK
11th December 2018

University Applications

As the deadline draws closer for the submission of UCAS applications and with some students considering applying to study sociology, here is an article to help students construct their personal...

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University Applications

Here is a suggested answer to a question on minimum price for alcohol. "Assess the view that a minimum price on alcohol is likely to be an effective and equitable...

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Minimum Alcohol Pricing (Revision Essay Plan)

Here is a revision video working through a draft answer to this question: "Evaluate the micro and macro effects of a policy that caps the level of executive pay."

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Micro and Macro Effects of an Executive Pay Cap (Labour Markets)

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