Emma Haslett, New Statesman

Emma Haslett

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Recent articles by Emma:

What does stagflation actually mean?

Inflation has risen to 9 per cent, while the economy is shrinking. → Read More

Obesity pill: Meet the woman trying to find a treatment

Zandy Forbes’s genetics company may have a new treatment for a condition that costs the NHS billions. → Read More

At what temperature can you refuse to go to work?

With temperatures exceeding 37°C, these are your rights at work. → Read More

Why Britain’s summer of strikes is about to get worse

Anger and frustration with the government are combining with inflation to create a new flashpoint for industrial action. → Read More

Why Britain’s summer of strikes is about to get worse

Anger and frustration with the government are combining with inflation to create a new flashpoint for industrial action. → Read More

Rishi Sunak leaves a legacy of economic confusion

The pandemic prompted a chancellor who believes in a small state to spend like never before. → Read More

Former Asos CEO Nick Beighton on what's next for fashion

The former Asos CEO explains what the future holds for fast fashion. → Read More

Why the UK is in a race to outrun persistent inflation

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) warned that high inflation has “returned” as a global force, with three quarters of economies currently experiencing inflation above five per cent. → Read More

The war in Ukraine has given business an excuse to ditch ESG

Investors have shown their true feelings by quickly turning their backs on environmental considerations. → Read More

How the gender pay gap is reinforced by dead end work

Linda Babcock and Laurie Weingart, authors of The No Club, reflect on why women are often given “non-promotable tasks”. → Read More

“I never do a retake”: How Trinny Woodall spun her social media success into a £44m business

The What Not to Wear star has built a dedicated online community, and with it a booming makeup brand. → Read More

There is no “best place to work” any more – just good jobs and bad jobs

A new list of the top companies by employee reviews shows how drastically the world of work has changed. → Read More

Inflation is at a ten-year high – what does this mean for you?

House prices, energy, petrol and other factors in the cost of living are rising steeply. What's behind the current period of inflation, and is it transitory? → Read More

What is Covid plan B, and will rising cases mean another UK lockdown?

With coronavirus cases increasing, the NHS Confederation has called for the government to implement plan B. → Read More

London is getting wetter – and its transport network may be too slow to adapt

Climate science shows extreme rainfall goes hand in hand with a warming world, but the UK’s capital is not getting to grips with flooding. → Read More

Felixstowe port: Will shipping container backlog cancel Christmas?

One of the UK’s largest ports, Felixstowe in Suffolk, is full, with dozens of container ships queueing to offload their cargo. → Read More

We’re still missing the point on the Covid vaccine and pregnancy

The fact unvaccinated pregnant women make up almost a sixth of the most critically ill Covid patients in hospitals suggests the government must change its message. → Read More

IR35: is this incredibly specific tax change exacerbating the petrol crisis?

A piece of tax legislation has led to a 25 per cent rise in the cost of employment for HGV driver agencies – and has been blamed by more than half of haulage firms for the shortage of drivers. → Read More

Will redeveloping the Old Truman Brewery change Shoreditch forever?

Brick Lane has so far resisted gentrification, but a new scheme has just been given the go-ahead. → Read More

The inconvenient truth is that working from home makes parents better employees

Last week, I interviewed Bill Browder, a campaigner against Vladimir Putin’s regime, about his career, the death of his lawyer in a Russian prison and how he is holding the state to account. I then closed my laptop, went into the next room, plopped down on the rocking chair, picked up a copy of the book Mog and read my wriggly two-year-old her bedtime story. Somewhere between → Read More