LSE: Public lectures and events

The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.

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How can we end child poverty in the UK?

Contributor(s): Dr Kitty Stewart | A campaign by the Manchester United footballer, Marcus Rashford, has prompted the UK government to provide extra support for children from low-income families during the pandemic. Even before coronavirus, child poverty had been rising for several years...


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Working From Home: legal issues arising from the 'new normal'

Contributor(s): Alice Carse, Professor Nicola Lacey, Dr Astrid Sanders, Dr Sarah Trotter | A panel discussion of legal issues that arise from many people increasingly working from home, a pattern that seems likely to persist even after the Covid 19 pandemic has finished. Issues that will be considered include health and safety, working time, discrimination law, and the effectiveness of employment regulation. Alice Carse practices in employment and industrial relations law at Devereux Chambers...


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