Month: January 2021

COVID is changing the way we work – and for disabled people too

Posted on 29 January 2021 by Debbie Foster

In our latest post, Professor Debbie Foster and Dr Natasha Hirst draw on their Legally Disabled? research findings to discuss the ways in which the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has enabled employers to be more disability inclusive. Remote working was the most requested but refused accommodation for disabled people in the workplace before the pandemic. Since COVID-19, however,
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Are LGAs in Germany and the Netherlands making a difference?

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Dennis De Widt

In our latest post, Dr Dennis De Widt examines how local government associations in Germany and the Netherlands operate in different institutional contexts to local government associations in England and how this affects the way local government interests are represented and protected by central government in the different countries. Local government associations (LGAs) are an
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Digital technologies in Wales

Posted on 19 January 2021 by Dylan Henderson

In our latest post, Dr Dylan Henderson reflects on the final event of the Superfast Broadband Business Exploitation project, which took place online between from 2-3 December 2020. Digital technologies have been identified at the heart of the current wave of social and economic development. Technologies such as cloud computing services, ecommerce tools, sensors and
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