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Chris Hopkins: Why Love On The Dole stands the test...

Issued:20/01/16

Walter Greenwood had been unemployed in Salford for three years when in 1932 he wrote Love On The Dole.Watching the 1941 film acts as a reminder...



Nigel Garrow: Worrying times for Sainsbury's shareholders

Issued:13/01/16

Mergers and acquisitions  are, on average, bad news for acquiring firm shareholders and great news for the shareholders of the firm that is about...



Chris Corker and Dr Matthew Stibbe: Turning back time...

Issued:23/12/15

From at least the early 1820s, Sheffield was home to a number of watch and clock makers, many of German origin. One family in particular, the Sermins,...



Dr Damien Fitzgerald: More needs to be done to help...

Issued:21/12/15

When I was writing my PhD, I realised that there is simply not enough support is being given to gay fathers who "come out" after having a...



Professor Steve Fothergill: Closure of Kellingley...

Issued:16/12/15

On Friday 18 December 2015, Britain’s last colliery – Kellingley in Yorkshire – is scheduled to close.The closure is a significant...



Professor Karen Bryan: Hallam's UTC sponsorship delivers...

Issued:11/12/15

Sheffield Hallam University is extremely proud to be a part of the introduction and expansion of local University Technical Colleges, providing young...



Dr Kesia Reeve: Why benefit sanctions are so cruel...

Issued:10/12/15

Filmmaker Ken Loach is about to finish his latest film, I, Daniel Blake, based on people's experiences of the benefit system and sanctions....



Andy Price: Let's not forget the skill of George Osborne's...

Issued:27/11/15

'The only function of economic forecasting', the economist JK Galbraith once told us, 'is to make astrology look respectable'.We could...



David Wood: The lack of connectivity between health...

Issued:27/11/15

Too many patients are unable to be discharged from hospital in a timely manner because of delays in putting their social care packages in place.These...



Simon Shibli: Australia can do well in Rio medals...

Issued:24/11/15

Ever since Sydney played host to the Olympics in 2000, Australia’s medal count at the summer games has been in steady decline. But with less...