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Developing an inclusive approach to business growth: A workshop report

Description
Twenty-five business professionals across the west Midlands gathered at Birmingham Business School to discuss ways in which entrepreneurs from all communities can gain access to business support from a variety of providers.
Date:
30/11/2016

Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture Podcast: The Housing Market and Macro-prudential Policy

Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture Podcast: The Housing Market and Macro-prudential Policy
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Speaker: David Miles (Professor of Financial Economics, Imperial College Business School)
Date:
01/11/2016

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool
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Joanne Duberley in the Conversation: Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Date:
21/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

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

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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