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Government calls on homebuyers to delay completion - expert comment

"The completion date can be changed by agreement. Estate agents and lawyers will play an important part in this negotiation, and it is to be hoped that all parties can work together in these difficult times to find a completion date that works for all, and respects the health of others involved in the process, such as removal firms." Dr Jane Bryan comments on the call from the Government to delay home moves to help in the fight against coronavirus.

Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11:00 | Tags: Law, Faculty of Social Science, coronavirus

Changing people’s behaviour in times of Covid-19 - further expert comment

As news reports of police struggling to persuade social gatherings to break up and go home start to appear, Helen Spencer-Oatey, Perry Hinton, Katharina Lefringhausen (Warwick) and Dan Spencer (Oxford) look at how norm theory can be applied to tailor appeals to different groups.

Can social norm theory help to change behaviour around Covid-19? Expert comment

Psychologists working in intercultural communication, Helen Spencer-Oatey, Perry Hinton, Katharina Lefringhausen (Warwick) and Dan Spencer (Oxford) comment on the role "norm focus theory" could play in changing our behaviour during the coronavirus lockdown.

Expert comment on the Coronavirus Bill

Global health law expert Dr Sharifah Sekalala from the University of Warwick School of Law takes a look at the emergency legislation starting its Parliamentary passage today.

Mon 23 Mar 2020, 11:25 | Tags: Current Affairs, Law, Faculty of Social Science, coronavirus

Should Government consider a generalised stay of enforcement of financial covenants? Expert Comment

Should Government and the Bank of England take steps to lessen the pressure on corporates to satisfy financial covenants, given the economic difficulties caused by the "suppression strategy"? Dr Stephen Connelly from Warwick Law School comments.

Tue 17 Mar 2020, 14:04 | Tags: News, Expert comment, Law, Faculty of Social Science, coronavirus

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