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The Uber model and associated controversies

Tom Hastings

The US firm’s successful expansion into many different countries, including the UK, raises important questions about the regulation of technology-dependent businesses The controversies surrounding US technology firm Uber continue and have done so for several years now, with the firm’s notoriety coming hot on the heels of near-constant technological and territorial expansions. The concept at the heart of Uber’s model … Continue reading

28 October 2015 by
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SPERI in the news

We’re thrilled to see another article in the press about SPERI Paper No.6 – The UK’s Innovation Deficit and How to Repair it (PDF 1131KB) by Professor Richard Jones. We believe this paper, which talks about the poor UK investment in research and innovation, provides an important warning for the future of the UK economy, and this is why we are especially pleased to see that … Continue reading

4 December 2013 by
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