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IGS podcast: Imagining Germany from the Outside at Houses of Parliament

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On Wednesday 14 September 2016, the All-Party Parliamentary British-German Group hosted a seminar of the Institute for German Studies (IGS) in the Palace Building at the Houses of Westminster.
Date:
16/09/2016

Islamic banking lends advantage to financial institutions

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Switching from conventional 'Western' financial practices to Islamic banking gives distinct advantages to banks, with the change improving the liquidity and value of stocks.
Date:
15/09/2016

Evidence to the European Parliament

Evidence to the European Parliament
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IEL Director Professor Martin Trybus gave evidence to the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the European Parliament in Brussels on the reform of the EU Defence and Security Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU.
Date:
14/09/2016

Birmingham banking report prompts media buzz

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Business school researchers help spark debate on barriers to investment banking roles for less privileged applicants
Date:
14/09/2016

Rio Paralympic success for University of Birmingham alumnas

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Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumnas are celebrating success at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Date:
13/09/2016

New report and paper on recent migrants' experiences of health and health care through their journey of migration and settlement

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A qualitative research project funded by British Academy/Leverhulme Foundation focused on migrants' experiences of health and healthcare through their journey of migration and settlement
Date:
13/09/2016

Divided Britain: research reveals growing gulf between those financially included and excluded

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The gulf between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' in British society is widening. On one side, more people are having to exist without bank accounts, resorting to food banks and being evicted from their homes. On the other, more people are benefitting from workplace pensions, paying low interest rates on their mortgages and increasing their savings.
Date:
13/09/2016

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact

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Following the momentous decision announced on the 24 of June 2016 that Britain intended to exit the EU, the issue of 'lost labour' for the farming sector quickly emerged. Soft fruit growers were one of the first to speak out. The sector is worth around £1.2billion a year in the UK, but the harvesting of strawberries, blueberries and raspberriesis heavily reliant on migrant labour.
Date:
12/09/2016

CHASM Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report, 2016

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CHASM have published the latest annual monitoring report commissioned by the Friends Provident Foundation, to measure changing levels of financial inclusion in Britain from 2013-2017.
Date:
12/09/2016

Children and unsafe migration in Europe: Data and policy

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Data on refugee and migrant children are the focus of Issue 5 of the IOM GMDAC Data Briefing Series.
Date:
12/09/2016
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