Furlough ‘stemmed the tide’ of poor mental health during UK lockdown, study suggests

Researchers say the UK government should ask employers to share out reduced hours rather than lose workers, in order to mitigate a looming mental health crisis

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 24, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: mental-health covid-19 work employment

Women bear brunt of coronavirus economic shutdown in UK and US

New data shows women and people who did not go to university are more likely to have lost work and earnings since mid-March.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 21, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 economics work gender-inequality

Opinion: Coronavirus: five ways to be a better manager when working from home

Everyone is adjusting to life during the coronavirus pandemic. For many, working from home is the new normal and poses all sorts of new challenges. Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job – particularly the non-verbal aspects of communication and how we interact in space, in person. Here, Dr Thomas Roulet from Cambridge Judge Business School offers some advice for managers as we all adjust to new ways of working.  

Cambridge University News • cambridge
March 25, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: business covid-19 coronavirus work

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