pandemic

Re-thinking how we ‘brand’ our cities after COVID-19

Posted on 9 April 2021 by Laura Reynolds

In our latest post, Dr Laura Reynolds focuses on the potential implications of COVID-19 for how we prioritise and brand our cities, looking first at the potential impact on local collaboration, and second, on a potential reinvigoration of environmental and social resilience. What implications might the COVID-19 pandemic have for the development of more inclusive and sustainable
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Working on real projects for real companies

Posted on 29 March 2021 by Carolyn Strong

In the second of a special two-post feature on our Marketing and Society student projects, Dr Carolyn Strong spoke to a group of second year undergraduates about their experiences on the module and what they learned from creating a marketing campaign for the Gower Gin Company. Carolyn: Hello everyone, maybe we can get started with
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Why does the Gender Pay Gap vary across Wales?

Posted on 5 March 2021 by Suzanna Nesom

In our latest post, doctoral student Suzanna Nesom discusses findings from her literature review on the Gender Pay Gap in Wales. The Gender Pay Gap is the difference in earnings between women and men, determined by calculating women’s average pay – usually measured hourly to adjust for hours worked – as a percentage of men’s.
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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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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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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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COVID-19 lockdown and the needs of garment workers in Bangalore, India

Posted on 20 October 2020 by Jean Jenkins

In our latest post, Professor Jean Jenkins explains the work she has been undertaken together with colleagues as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Operationalising Labour Rights project. Since October 2018, researchers from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and Cardiff Business School have been working
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Coping With COVID – The Future of Travel

Posted on 29 September 2020 by Steve Hull

In our latest post Steve Hull, friend of Cardiff Business School and Managing Director of Destination Ski, explain how the travel agency has adapted and planned for the future in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. When your business sells holidays weeks, months and even years into the future, some cancellations are normal. Plans
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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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