As Centrica, the owner of British Gas, has announced plans to cut 5,000 jobs, Professor David Elmes of Warwick Business School and Professor Mike Waterson of the Department of Economics comment on the factors that may have led the company to this decision.
O2 and Virgin Media have announced plans to merge, creating one of the UK's largest entertainment and telecoms in the process, and experts from Warwick Business School have offered his thoughts on how this is likely to affect prices for customers, and on what both parent firms will need to make this joint venture successful.
Court ruling on plans to expand Heathrow airport - Professor Loizos Heracleous from Warwick Business School comments
After yesterday's court ruling that plans to expand Heathrow airport were 'unlawful', Professor Loizos Heracleous from Warwick Business School has commented on the knock-on effect on the aviation industry in the UK and on economic growth.
Twitter ‘insider attack’ highlights need to protect users’ private information - comment from Professor Mark Skilton
As two former Twitter employees face allegations of spying for Saudi Arabia, Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School argues that the greater use of social media platforms by governments for political purposes highlights the need for stronger legislation to protect users’ private information.
Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School comments on plans for Facebook message encryption
Facebook has faced pressure from governments to change its plans to encrypt private messages, which potentially hinder security efforts. Professor Mark Skilton from Warwick Business School argues that politicians are now starting to getting to grips with the challenges that data privacy poses.