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How business is devising new ways to rip off workers

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers
Description
Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations Geraint Harvey with colleagues in The Conversation: Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship
Description
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation and the University of Birmingham have opened the application process for the University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship 2016/17.
Date:
08/04/2016

An Enigma and an Omission: The Productivity Puzzle and the Living Wage Directive

Description
As the living wage comes into effect it's worth revisiting this blog from Professor John Bryson.
Date:
08/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Big Cheese in Mumbai

The Big Cheese in Mumbai
Description
For alumna Mausam Jotwani (MSc HRM, 2011), travels in Europe – including a year at Birmingham Business School - kicked off an obsession with cheese that lead to a flourishing new businesses.
Date:
07/04/2016

SkillUp weekly digest - 1 April 2016

SkillUp weekly digest - 1 April 2016
Description
A collection of interesting links from around of web chosen for you by SkillUp team.
Date:
01/04/2016

Business schools: UK immigration policy sparks drop in students

Business schools: UK immigration policy sparks drop in students
Description
Simon Collinson in the Times Higher: "...international students are choosing other countries for their education because our immigration regulations make this country difficult, or unattractive, to enter."
Date:
31/03/2016

New City REDI member Richard Kenny on devolution and the economy

New City REDI member Richard Kenny on devolution and the economy
Description
Devolution can only work when the economy fully works– so making it work and provide for all is going to remain the central question facing cities and regions - time to get CityREDI, argues Richard Kenny.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Sorry Jamie Oliver, I'd be surprised if sugar tax helped cut obesity

Sorry Jamie Oliver, I'd be surprised if sugar tax helped cut obesity
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Why Britain's obesity crusader could be heading for disappointment.
Date:
18/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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