From the 'Dementia Tax' to corporate levies, coming governments face an unpopular struggle to get the books in order.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Good luck building a robot that can look after the elderly - or tend to the dead.
LONG READ: Changing consumer tastes and rival chains are forcing the first fast food giant to reinvent itself.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Jeremy Corbyn wants more public ownership and even Theresa May is railing against energy firms, but renationalisation is a lot more complicated than some would suggest.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Narendra Modi is pushing for much-needed reform but the booze ban is a classic piece of Indian bureaucracy.
LONG READ: In 2014, MT named the JLP lifer Britain's most admired leader and he told us what motivates him.
LONG READ: With low margins, a monopoly customer and volatile users, Britain's private jails are a tough business to run. Has the system reached breaking point?
Grey power means even the well-off will continue to receive a state-subsidised old age.
No pounds after the P45 for politicians?
Apple and McDonald's were both born of true grit. Just see the movies.