pandemic

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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The Cardiff Business School experience 2020/21

Posted on 11 August 2020 by Eleri Rosier

In our latest post, Dr Eleri Rosier, Director of Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions, gives us an insight into some of the changes Cardiff Business School and Cardiff University are implementing to ensure a safe welcome and quality learning experience within current public health guidelines. The past months have presented us all with a range of
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Wales Tech Week and the launch of Blockchain Connected

Posted on 5 August 2020 by Yingli Wang

In our latest post, Dr Yingli Wang reflects on her involvement in the first-ever Wales Tech Week which took place between 13-17 July 2020. We’re at something of a turning point in Wales when it comes to enabling and digital technology. From global technology leaders, to our growing start-up scene, there are achievements, innovation, and
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Legal status, work Permits, and the consumption response of immigrant households

Posted on 21 July 2020 by Ezgi Kaya

In our latest post, Dr Ezgi Kaya and Dr Effrosyni Adamopoulou focus on the 2007 European Union (EU) enlargement to show how legal status for undocumented immigrants as well as simplifying the bureaucratic procedure and extending the duration of work permits for documented immigrants have implications for domestic demand. The COVID-19 pandemic is reviving the immigration debate as more
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