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More energy suppliers cease trading: Warwick experts comment

With a number of energy suppliers collapsing in recent weeks, and reports today of two more companies ceasing trading, Professor David Elmes from Warwick Business School and Professor Mike Waterson from the Department of Economics comment on some of the factors that have led to this situation.

Thu 23 Sep 2021, 14:08 | Tags: Economics, WBS, Research, Warwick Business School

Government consults on ‘right to request’ flexible working: Dr Erika Kispeter comments

As the Government publishes its consultation on extending the ‘right to request’ flexible working to the first day of a job, Dr Erika Kispeter of the Institute for Employment Research comments on the impact this could make.

Thu 23 Sep 2021, 11:17 | Tags: Research, Employment, Institute for Employment Research

UK flour to be fortified with folic acid: Warwick Medical School expert comments

The UK Government has announced that folic acid is to be added to flour in the UK to help prevent neural tube defects in pregnancy. Professor Ponnusamy Saravanan of Warwick Medical School comments on what the current research on folic acid supplementation tells us.

Tue 21 Sep 2021, 10:45 | Tags: WMS, Research, Health and Medicine, Warwick Medical School

Most fossil fuels will need to remain underground: comments from Warwick experts

A new paper in the journal Nature argues that most fossil fuels, such as oil, gas and coal, will need to remain in the ground if we are to meet the target of keeping global temperature rise to 1.5C. Professor Michael Bradshaw of Warwick Business School and Dr Caroline Kuzemko of Politics and International Studies give their expert view on the conclusions below.

Age ratings for Netflix content may see other streaming services follow suit: Tom Hemingway comments

Netflix has announced that it will include age ratings on all its content, following the success of a trial with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). Tom Hemingway from the Department of Film and Television Studies gives his view on the impact this will make for viewers and for streaming services.

Tue 07 Sep 2021, 16:20 | Tags: Film & Television, Film and Television, Research

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