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Agreement reached on global minimum corporate tax rate - expert comment

"this is the real historic step and an important shift away from a world in which a few rich countries (try to) take decisions on their own." Dr Lucie Gadenne of Warwick Economics and CAGE comments on the news that 130 countries have agreed that there should be a minimum global corporation tax rate.

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 10:37 | Tags: Economics, corporate, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, tax, CAGE

Queen's Speech - Lifetime Skills Guarantee

"It is important that people possess skills which are relevant to the labour market. Equally, it is important that people have access to training which will keep their skills up to date. The government clearly recognises these two points with its Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Lifelong Loan Entitlement announced today." Professor Terence Hogarth from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on proposed adult education reforms.


Does the SNP now have a mandate for #Indyref2? Expert comment

"If the UK Government has to resort to the courts to halt the Scottish Parliament from holding a second referendum, that would speak to the weakness of their democratic case for opposing it. We are in uncharted constitutional territory here and it remains to be seen when – rather than if – a new independence referendum is called." Politics expert Dr Alexander Smith explores whether there is now a mandate for a second independence referendum in Scotland.


Labour loses Hartlepool - expert comment

Dr Sinem Hidir, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on Labour's loss in Hartlepool.

Fri 07 May 2021, 12:21 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

Donald Trump still suspended from Twitter - Social media expert comments

Twitter has banned a new account which reposted views and opinions "From the Desk of Donald J Trump." Social media expert Dr Eric Jensen from Warwick Sociology comments.


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