11 March 2019
Droning on: The legalities of drone-ership
From a niche hobby to a piece of tech known by just about anybody in the UK, drones have taken the market, and now our airports, by storm. But while an SUA (small unmanned aircraft) might just seem like a great way to catch that perfect video, what exactly can (and can’t) you do with this type of technology if you own your very own drone? We found out from Len South, drone owner and Academic Manager at ULaw, what you should be aware of as a drone owner or user.
18 February 2019
To buy or not to buy: Does boycotting really work?
We’ve all seen groups calling for a boycott of a company, organisation or even a country on the grounds of a moral standing. From Amazon’s tax avoidance to the involvement of Mauritius and Air France in providing monkeys to labs across Europe, there are a huge array of active boycotts going on right now. But how effective is boycotting at getting companies to do what the consumer wants? And what kind of impact does it have on the boycotted?
13 February 2019
Business and Valentine’s Day
Whether you are a romantic who indulges in the traditional of gift giving on Valentine’s Day or you are a realist who doesn’t see the romance in a Hallmark holiday, you can’t deny that Valentine’s Day is big business. But how and why has it changed?
29 January 2019
Did Banksy break the law?
Banksy’s audacious stunt made headlines around the world. But did the famous street artist break the law?
16 January 2019
Ethical business models: BOGO
Ethical products are more popular than ever but there’s one business model that takes this idea a step further. You may be familiar with the buy one get one free (BOGOF) offers that you see in supermarkets but the internet is now home to a wealth of BOGO (buy one, give one) businesses. BOGO (sometimes known as one-for-one giving) sees businesses donate one product for every one sold.