England

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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Legally disabled? The career experiences of disabled people working in the legal profession in England & Wales: research & resources

Posted on 21 September 2020 by Debbie Foster

The Legally Disabled? project, explains Cardiff Business School’s Professor Debbie Foster (lead researcher), is an ongoing unique collaboration. Chosen for funding by Disability Wales, the grant came from a national lottery initiative involving disability rights organisations across the four nations of the UK. Research was done in partnership with Dr Natasha Hirst (independent disability researcher)
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Our circular economy makeover

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Carolyn Strong

In the summer of 2019, Dr Carolyn Strong and Cardiff Business School’s Estates Strategy Committee, set about a refurbishment project with a difference. They wanted to breathe new life into our offices, teaching rooms and social spaces in a way that wouldn’t compromise our public value principles. Sourcing and installing circular economy products from UK
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Is Theresa May’s £1.6 billion fund for English towns enough to rebalance Britain’s skewed economy?

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Professor Calvin Jones

In our latest post, Professor Calvin Jones considers the merits of the UK government’s proposed Stronger Towns Fund and its implications for some of the UK’s most deprived areas. English towns with struggling economies will receive £1.6 billion of funding over six years. The UK government announced the creation of the “stronger towns fund” –
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