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Finding the Positives in Brexit

Finding the Positives in Brexit

So, Brexit. We voted; our Prime Minister chivalrously bequeathed his successor a legacy as daunting as any in generations; we’ve seen an opposition party in ineffectual disarray; we’ve witnessed constitutional and legal challenges; we’ve even made some limited progress to understanding what Brexit might actually entail!

Zero-hours contracts: Defending the indefensible?

Zero-hours contracts: Defending the indefensible?

Over the past 5 years zero-hours contracts have become a major talking point in the UK, with a raft of negative coverage in the media as the number of people employed on them balloons; just last week it was reported that the number of zero contracts in the UK had reached a new record high of 910,000 workers.

Exploring qualitative research in China

Exploring qualitative research in China

When I was 12 my Dad announced I was to leave my home in Taiwan to attend boarding school in England. The resulting 10 years were to shape me in a way neither he, nor I could ever have imagined.