Quiet rulers of a creative world

Key to success and innovation, project managers may nevertheless be undervalued despite their proven track record, writes Dan Matthews

Trials are vital tool in research

Stroke used to be thought of as untreatable and until recently received little attention from the government or the NHS. Fortunately, the outlook for many stroke patients has changed dramatically. Much of this change has come about as a result of carefully conducted clinical trials testing new treatments, says stroke specialist Professor Martin Brown

Islamic banking and finance: perceptions and expectations

A groundbreaking study explores key banking and financial issues affecting UK Muslims, and challenges facing Islamic banks

New start by kicking tobacco habit

Josh Sims ponders New Year’s resolutions and wonders how many people will resolve to quit smoking and start “vaping”

Recession, what recession? Growth rates defy global gloom

The global product lifecycle management market is thought to be worth more than £18 billion and, according to CIMdata research director Stan Przybylinski, it is expected to have grown another 10 per cent this year

Accessing emerging markets

UK Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green urges British businesses to venture abroad to build new export markets

Navigating the Cloud is the clear way forward

Cloud computing – the use of hardware and software over the internet – is a growing trend and the focus of Raconteur Media’s latest in-depth survey by researcher Mike O’Driscoll

Looking after young eyes

Research shows nearly 20 per cent of children have vision problems, many of which go undetected. If untreated, these can affect children’s social skills and academic performance, so good eyecare is essential from the start, as Yvonne Gordon discovers