Tom Westgarth

The Foundations of Finance – OPEC

When oil prices are hitting the headlines, OPEC play a lead role in dominating news stories. Yet, The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is seldom studied beyond the acronym. OPEC are serious players when it comes to dictating oil markets and the wider economy as a result. The...
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Posted Dec. 19, 2018

Shrinking the ethnicity pay gap

UK firms may be asked to publish data highlighting their ethnicity pay gap, in the aftermath of a consultation launched by Prime Minister Theresa May. This is part of a wider plan to increase participation of ethnic minorities across all parts of the labour market. Number 10 anticipates that these...
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Posted Oct. 28, 2018

The Foundations of Finance – Wages

As Warwick students, it wouldn’t surprise you if financial terminology such as ‘income’ and ‘salary’ were among the words uttered most frequently on campus. Along with getting a girlfriend, and a parking space in term 3, the quest for a high-paying graduate scheme resides in the upper echelons of a...
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Posted Sep. 5, 2018