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Expert Comment


The challenge facing our creative industries - expert comment

As the Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for workers whose jobs are at risk because of COVID19, Dr Heidi Ashton from the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies highlights the particular challenges for people in the creative sector.


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.


'Poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year - expert comment

MPs have demanded an end to the UK's "poisonous air" in an unprecedented report from four Commons committees. Dr Theo Damoulas, says that accurate data will help decision makers introduce the correct policies.


Prof Vera Troeger comments on the Fawcett Society's report on the gender pay gap

Vera Troeger, Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on the Fawcett Society’s report on the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day.

 

Fri 10 Nov 2017, 11:11 | Tags: Economics, Expert comment, Policy, workers, Women, Gender

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