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Government support for self-employed during COVID-19 outbreak: expert comment

The Chancellor’s is expected to announce government measures to support the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak later today. Professor Chris Warhurst from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick comments that supporting this group of workers is more complicated than it might first appear.

Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11:37 | Tags: Research, Employment, Institute for Employment Research

Jack's Law 'an important step' towards paid bereavement leave - expert comment from Dr Erika Kispeter

A new law that gives parents who lose a child two weeks' paid bereavement leave, named Jack's Law, is to be introduced in the UK. Dr Erika Kispeter from the Warwick Institute for Employment Research comments on what this means for working parents.

Thu 23 Jan 2020, 12:14 | Tags: Research, Employment, Institute for Employment Research

Swiss women demand "more time, more money, more respect"

Dr Erika Kispeter comments on the news that women in Switzerland are taking a day of action in protest at the national pay gap between the sexes and other inequalities.


"nice work if you can get it" - Professor Chris Warhurst comments on the Government's Good Work strategy

The government has announced "the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years” in response to the Taylor Review into Modern Working Practices. Professor Christopher Warhurst, Director of the Warwick Institute of Employment Research, comments.


Professor Kate Purcell on the gender pay gap deadline

Professor Kate Purcell, of the Institute for Employment Research, discusses the gender pay gap and her latest report Present Tense, Future Imperfect? Young people’s pathways into work.

Wed 04 Apr 2018, 10:26 | Tags: Employment, Institute for Employment Research, Women, Gender

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