“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.
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 Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has kept interest rates on hold, maintaining the Bank Rate at 0.1% it announced today. Professor Roger Farmer of the Department of Economics comments on this latest decision, made as the UK progresses closer to further lifting of lockdown restrictions.
"Broadly, this announcement is to be welcomed; the current bus system is delivering declining numbers of services to a smaller group of people and needs to change. However, the funding promised seems to me to be very small compared with the ambition expressed." Professor Mike Waterson comments on today's announcement of a new strategy for buses.
In advance of International Women's Day, the government launched a call for evidence for its Women's Health Strategy. Dr Erin Greaves of Warwick Medical School comments on how important it is to address inequalities in women's healthcare, such as in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, which is the subject of her research.