Bath Business and Society
Thought leadership from Bath's School of Management
How the tobacco industry is undermining taxation strategies designed to improve public health
One of the most effective ways of cutting smoking rates is to increase tax on tobacco, discouraging people from buying with higher prices. However, the tobacco industry is known to use a series of tactics to undermine these taxation policies...
In praise of boredom
Is boredom always bad? Here Dr Tim Hill explores how boredom can be beneficial, and how social media may be stopping us from realising these benefits. We’ve heard the phrase ‘unprecedented times’ a lot in recent years. The Covid-19...
Why human rights issues have marred the World Cup in Qatar
On November 20th, the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off to widespread criticism over hosting nation Qatar’s human rights record. Here Michael Rogerson explains why critics are condemning the tournament, and reflects on the hypocrisy of the corporate sponsors for...