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Menopause discrimination is a real thing – this is how employers can help

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Fiona Carmichael and Jo Duberley in The Conversation: Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
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The Spice Girls and Comic Relief: from 'girl power' to 'sweatshop scandal'

The Spice Girls and Comic Relief: from 'girl power' to 'sweatshop scandal'
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Dr Charika Channuntapipat writes: "Instead of trying to find out who is to blame...we should start questioning the products we are buying, being conscious of our consumption, and focus more on value – not costs."
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The Spice Girls and Comic Relief: from 'girl power' to 'sweatshop scandal'

The Spice Girls and Comic Relief: from 'girl power' to 'sweatshop scandal'
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Dr Charika Channuntapipat writes: "Instead of trying to find out who is to blame...we should start questioning the products we are buying, being conscious of our consumption, and focus more on value – not costs."
Date:
30/01/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Rethinking Modern High Streets: What Comes After Retail?

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What is driving the decline of the high street? What changes can be made to allow it to thrive again? By Laura Reynolds, Data and Policy Analyst at City REDI.
Date:
29/01/2019

Thinking about disability and leadership

Thinking about disability and leadership
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Senior Fellow John Gibney writes: "It is a different idea – but the many uniquely authentic experience(s) of a 'life disabled' teach much about the meaning and practice of a 'good' life."
Date:
25/01/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Where will be hit hardest by a no-deal Brexit?

Where will be hit hardest by a no-deal Brexit?
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Chloe Billing, Research Fellow at City REDI, writes: With the historic defeat of the Government's Brexit deal on Tuesday 15th January, what are the economic implications for UK regions in the event of a no-deal Brexit?
Date:
24/01/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Thinking about disability and leadership

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Blog by John Gibney: Thinking about - Disability and Leadership
Date:
24/01/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

City-REDI Spring Seminar Series

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City-REDI is running a seminar series covering economics, economic geography, regional science, economic development, critical urbanism and urban policymaking.
Date:
21/01/2019

The Birmingham Economic Review 2018: People – Population and Employment

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The Birmingham Economic Review 2018: People – Population and Employment
Date:
21/01/2019

City-REDI at ERSA Lyon

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City-REDI are organising a range of special sessions at the European Regional Science Association Congress in August 2019. Submissions are invited for all of the sessions, the deadline is 28 February 2019.
Date:
21/01/2019
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