We should be paying more Tax, Not Less!
Posted by Richard Courtney in School of Business Blog on December 3, 2014
On the day of 2014’s Autumn Statement, Richard Courtney, Lecturer in Employment Studies at the School, opposes the ideology of minimum taxation I used to get excited by budget statements. Listening to and subsequently dissecting how the government’s representatives say they are ‘balancing the books’ still reminds me of why I initially became a sociologist. […]
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Boost for Research on Work and Employment
Posted by Melanie Simms in School of Business Blog on March 12, 2014
March 2014 saw the announcement of no less than eleven (11) separate investments into projects within the broad area of work and employment. The small grants of up to £2,500 will further boost the School of Management’s profile in this area since it merged with the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS). Some of the […]
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