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'Inclusive Finance': Central Bank of Kenya: CBK@50 Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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CBK hosted an international central banking symposium on September 13, 2016. This was a high-level forum that brought together local and international economists, bankers, researchers, members of the academia and other stakeholders to engage on emerging issues in central banking.
Date:
16/09/2016

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact
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Pam Robinson outlines the challenge of meeting demanding supply schedules of UK supermarkets in an article article published in this month's 'Insider magazine'.
Date:
15/09/2016

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
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Workplace Health and Wellbeing in Construction and Retail

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According to a recent report, 2 million people in Britain suffered from an illness in 2013/14 that they believed had been caused or made worse by their current or past work. A recent research project between the University of Birmingham and Health Exchange looked at the evidence for positive impacts of well-being programmes on organisations and their employees, particularly in the retail and construction sectors.
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?
Description
Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: It turns out most of us under-report how many calories we consume – but it's not entirely our fault.
Date:
17/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC): Inclusive Finance for Low Income Countries

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An article from the Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) on how the Inclusive Finance project will address the need for research on inclusive finance and its potential contribution to lifting low income countries to the level of their medium income peers.
Date:
15/08/2016

Growth and Diversity: Meeting needs, seizing opportunities

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As part of his involvement with the BBA's Diversity & Inclusion Business Council (DIBC), CREME Director Monder Ram has helped to create the paper entitled 'Growth and Diversity: Meeting needs, seizing opportunities'.
Date:
10/08/2016

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?
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Catherine Harris in the Conversation: EU workers in the UK are highly employed and concentrated in a few key areas of the economy – posing problems if they are no longer welcome post-Brexit.
Date:
09/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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