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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

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

Extreme weather in the US a reminder of the vulnerability of our cities: Dr Jonathan Clarke

A state of emergency has been declared in New York and New Jersey, at the north-eastern United States experiences flash-flooding and tornadoes as a result of Storm Ida. Dr Jonathan Clarke from Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick explains how our cities are particularly vulnerable to the increasing effects of extreme weather.

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