Domestic workers: a simple ‘humanising’ measure helps stop employers abusing migrant staff

Domestic workers: a simple ‘humanising’ measure Seeing family photos softened employers’ behaviour towards employees in a study from Dr Toman Barsbai.

By Michelle Kilfoyle.


On their first day of work abroad in 2014, nearly 1000 women each presented their new employer with a small packet of dried mango and a photo of their family.…

Bristol Talks Economics welcomes alumnus and Allianz UK Deputy CFO, Kevin Wenzel

Kevin Wenzel Bristol Talks EconomicsOn Thursday November 17th, Bristol Talks Economics (in collaboration with the University of Bristol Business Society) was delighted to be joined by Kevin Wenzel, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Allianz UK, a group of general insurance companies that includes LV= General Insurance.

Healthcare: cheap disinfectant could prevent many more deaths of newborn babies

Healthcare: cheap disinfectant could prevent many more deaths of newborn babiesCommunity healthcare providers in low-income countries could save more babies’ lives by going beyond WHO guidance for sepsis prevention, Professor Christine Valente and Dr Hans Sievertsen’s research suggests.

By Professor Christine Valente & Dr Hans Sievertsen


Healthcare policymakers and providers around the world are pouring more time and money than ever before into preventing newborn babies’ deaths.…