Employment

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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The unexpected consequences of COVID-19

Posted on 5 November 2020 by Catherine Farrell

We hear a lot about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and, predictably, we can see the huge impact it has had on employment – particularly those directly affected by the closure of retail, service and also the hospitality sectors. As each of these opened up during the summer of 2020, there was hope
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We need more progressive taxation, and a wealth tax, to pay for the COVID-19 rescue packages

Posted on 14 September 2020 by Wojtek Paczos

The cost of COVID-19 rescue packages will likely be partly financed by increased inflation, which will disproportionally affect less-affluent people and workers, including frontline NHS staff. Dr Wojtek Paczos and Dr Paweł Bukowski (London School of Economics) argue that to spread that burden more equitably, governments should consider an increase in progressivity of income taxes
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My work placement at Delio

Posted on 21 February 2020 by Samuel Fisher

After achieving a First in year one of his degree, Sam Fisher was eligible to apply for an integrated work placement. After the challenging formalities of job applications, CV writing and interviews, Sam was successful in securing a placement at Delio Wealth – a scale-up company operating out of Cardiff with operations globally too. In
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Starting a career in PR and marketing

Posted on 2 August 2019 by Fleur Stamford

In our latest post, Cardiff University alumna Fleur Stamford shares her top tips for students looking to pursue a career in PR and marketing. Careers in PR have been attracting ambitious graduates for decades. There’s a lot of competition to enter the industry at the moment, to the point where specialist PR firms are attracting
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#BalanceforBetter

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Rachel Ashworth

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, Dean Professor Rachel Ashworth highlights the significant contribution women have made, and continue to make, to the success and culture of Cardiff Business School, and explains a recent project designed to clarify the School’s values. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’. There have
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