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Centrica announces 5,000 job cuts - expert comments

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.

Thu 11 Jun 2020, 12:07 | Tags: Economics, WBS, Research, Warwick Business School

O2 and Virgin Media merger - Warwick Business School experts comment

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.

Thu 07 May 2020, 11:39 | Tags: WBS, Warwick Business School

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.

Fri 28 Feb 2020, 12:33 | Tags: WBS, Warwick Business School

Allegations that Saudi agencies may have hacked Jeff Bezos phone - expert comment

Professor Mark Skilton of Warwick Business School comments on the issues raised by reports that Amazon head Jeff Bezos may have had his phone hacked by a fake video message.


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.

Thu 07 Nov 2019, 10:07 | Tags: WBS, Research, Social Media, Warwick Business School

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