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Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows

Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows
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A study to examine content marketing for the financial advisory sector, commissioned by Ember Television, has yielded some interesting findings.
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Economics at Birmingham ranked in top 6 for research intensity in recent REF

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The commitment to research that exists within Economics has been underlined by the results of the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 exercise, with the Department ranked 6th out of 28 institutions on research intensity.
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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HSMC launch collaboration with University of Nottingham

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HSMC and the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) at the University of Nottingham successfully launched a Health Policy, Organisation and Management (HPOM) network for research and practice recently.
Date:
29/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New report from CHASM on access to credit

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), have published a new report entitled 'Introducing a Time Delay on Access to Credit: Is it just delaying the inevitable?', by Lindsey Appleyard, Jodi Gardner and Karen Rowlingson.
Date:
29/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Inclusive design: its impact on young people with visual impairments

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Rachel Hewett presents findings from the Longitudial Transitions Research Study at a conference in San Diego
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

West Midlands awarded £1.14 million for widening access to higher education

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A £22 million programme to encourage young people from poorer backgrounds to consider going to university includes a £1.14 million award to expand a pioneering scheme in the West Midlands.
Date:
08/01/2015
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Lebanon is cracking under the pressure from Syria and Iraq

Lebanon is cracking under the pressure from Syria and Iraq
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Written by Dr Christalla Yakinthou. Lebanon has always been a complicated jigsaw, but despite years of war, regional conflict, and meddling in its affairs, it has displayed a tremendous ability to absorb tension. But the threads that hold this fragile country together are rapidly starting to fray.
Date:
28/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Putin's plan to fight recession in Russia also increases Kremlin's control of the economy

Putin's plan to fight recession in Russia also increases Kremlin's control of the economy
Description
Written by Dr Richard Connolly. The Russian rouble started 2015 in much the same way it finished 2014: badly. After losing nearly 50% of its dollar value between July and the end of the year, the rouble lost a further 7% in January. The primary cause of this continued decline is the falling price of oil: Brent crude has dropped from US$53 dollars per barrel at year end to just under US$48 per barrel, a decline of nearly 10% for the year so far.
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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