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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

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

Budget 2016: why growth isn't Osborne's biggest concern right now

Budget 2016: why growth isn't Osborne's biggest concern right now
Description
Professor of Macroeconomics John Fender reflects on the 2016 Budget in The Conversation.
Date:
17/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School leads on Inclusive Finance - a new £1.99m research project

Birmingham Business School leads on Inclusive Finance - a new £1.99m research project
Description
Led by Professor Victor Murinde at the University of Birmingham, a consortium of partners will collaborate on a £1.99 million research project on inclusive finance, funded under the DFID-ESRC Growth Research programme.
Date:
17/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

From the Midlands Engine to the 'Northern' Midlands Engine: The March 2016 Budget

Description
City-REDI Director John Bryson in the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
16/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Taxing Regional Economic Growth: Business Rates, Retail and Local Multipliers

Taxing Regional Economic Growth: Business Rates, Retail and Local Multipliers
Description
City-REDI Director John Bryson considers how local growth in city regions can be encouraged in the face of the devolution of decision-making powers from central government control to individuals and communities.
Date:
15/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Meet Dr Catherine Harris, Senior Research Fellow with City REDI

Meet Dr Catherine Harris, Senior Research Fellow with City REDI
Description
Learn more about the newest recruit at City-REDI - Catherine's background, her role and responsibilities at the centre.
Date:
02/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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