“I am delighted that many cathedrals and churches will be back open for Easter Sunday. But this will not be business back as usual for a long, long time." The Revd Canon Professor Leslie J Francis, Professor of Religions and Psychology at the University of Warwick, comments on the challenges facing the church as revealed by the Coronavirus, Church and You study.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP has urged firms not to give up on the office, highlighting the challenges for those new in role of getting to know their peers, picking up the culture of an organisation, or finding mentors if they are working exclusively from home. Dr Erika Kispeter, Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Institute for Employment Research, outlines what research has found on these issues.
With takeaway delivery company Deliveroo due to list on the stock exchange, there have been reports that some investors are not intending to buy Deliveroo shares due to concerns over workers' rights. Professor Chris Warhurst of the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments.
The UK government's Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has today announced a new system for people seeking asylum in Britain. Professor Dallal Stevens, an expert on asylum from the School of Law at the University of Warwick, comments.
"Tax nerds were promised a mega "tax day" today, with a number of tax consultations being published together. In principle this looked like a fantastic move. Instead we got a snooze-fest, even by tax standards." Dr Arun Advani, Assistant Professor of Economics and Impact Director, CAGE, reacts to "tax day."