Thought Leadership: the Scottish Independence Referendum result, changes in children making music and minimum wage laws

Posted by sb661 at Sep 19, 2014 12:40 PM |
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In the latest of a series of opinion pieces, Dr Meryl Kenny (pictured), from Department of Politics and International Relations, reflects on the Scottish Independence Referendum result. This article was originally posted on The Conversation.

An additional article, by Professor Mark Banks, from the Department of Media and Communication, discusses whether music being made outside the classroom should be better recognised. This article was originally posted on The Conversation.

In a latest blog, by Dr Albert Sanchez Graells,School of Law, discusses how the CJEU continues to reduce the scope of minimum wage laws when public contracts are subcontracted can be read here .

You can discover other thought-provoking pieces by Leicester academics in The Conversation,Leicester Exchanges and Management is too big not to debate blog .

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