Scottish Independence is too important to be left to the Politicians
Posted by Thomas Swann in School of Business Blog on August 20, 2014
Thomas Swann, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the School and the recent recipient of a Times Higher Education Best Essay Prize, encourages us to pay more attention to the Grassroots of the movement toward Scottish Independence Those who struggled through the recently televised debate between between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling witnessed a pretty dour affair. […]
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Made within/outside the EU: what’s the difference?
Posted by Rutvica Andrijasevic in School of Business Blog on June 11, 2014
Dr. Rutvica Andrijasevic, Lecturer in Employment Studies at the School, describes her ongoing research into Foxconn’s under-documented European operations In a dormitory beside a railway station there are several hundred migrant workers getting ready for – or else just returning from – their 12-hour shifts in the nearby Foxconn factory. Most of them were recruited […]
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