Racial, ethnic and sexual inequality in the US has deepened as a result of the dominance of financial services, with white men becoming wealthier at the expense of women and minority groups.

The first evidence of widespread ‘modern slavery’ in England for refugees and asylum seekers is revealed in a study published today.

A study of the experiences of cosmetic surgery tourists, led by the University of Leeds, challenges widely-held perceptions about the safety and motives of people travelling overseas for treatment.

Family businesses are less likely to fail than big business because they are usually made up of a well functioning and diverse board of directors who are able to advise effectively.

Research by the University of Leeds has shown that very young children appear to reject story book characters who are overweight, but not those who are disabled.