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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Business School and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

IN THE CONVERSATION

Debunking the UK's productivity problem

Debunking the UK's productivity problem
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Paul Lewis in The Conversation: There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK's problem depends on which one we are looking at.
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IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

'Tis the season to spend on advertising

'Tis the season to spend on advertising
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Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in the Business School blog: What is it about Christmas adverts that makes them so newsworthy?
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Debunking the UK's productivity problem

Debunking the UK's productivity problem
Description
Paul Lewis in The Conversation: There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK's problem depends on which one we are looking at.
Date:
24/11/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Tis the season to spend on advertising

'Tis the season to spend on advertising
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in the Business School blog: What is it about Christmas adverts that makes them so newsworthy?
Date:
17/11/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

British Mums getting back to work thanks to grandparents childcare, researchers find

British Mums getting back to work thanks to grandparents childcare, researchers find
Description
The extent of grandparents providing childcare in the UK is much higher than previously thought and is a factor in assisting mums, who had taken time out from work to have children, to get back into the workplace, according to new research carried out at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/11/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Inspiring Trust in Business – A Responsible Business Perspective

Inspiring Trust in Business – A Responsible Business Perspective
Description
Researchers in Birmingham Business School and Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business have investigated and continue to research trust in business in its many manifestations. In this short blog, Professor Ian Thomson summarises some of these findings and work-in-progress.
Date:
06/11/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Finance and Technology: Power to the Peer

Finance and Technology: Power to the Peer
Description
In the Business School blog this week, PhD Management student Wei Wu offers insights into the rise of financial technology or "FinTech" in China and the implications this will have on financial services.
Date:
02/11/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How businesses can help curb obesity this Sugar Awareness Week

How businesses can help curb obesity this Sugar Awareness Week
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in the Business School blog: This sugar awareness week, while we should think twice about putting sugar in our tea and coffee or having that second soft drink in a day, we must also put pressure on suppliers and manufacturers to act responsibly and present us with products that help us reduce our calories and of course tooth decay.
Date:
30/10/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Inclusive Growth Principles for Cities

Inclusive Growth Principles for Cities
Description
'Inclusive growth' is increasingly invoked at international, national and city levels as offering prospects for more equitable social outcomes. Yet the concept of inclusive growth is open to a number of different interpretations, writes Anne Green, Professor of Regional Economic Development.
Date:
10/10/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Providing inclusive business support in disadvantaged areas

Providing inclusive business support in disadvantaged areas
Description
Ahead of the 21st Annual Ethnic Minority Business Conference, the most important event in the calendar for disseminating policy and research on ethnic minority firms, Professor Monder Ram and project partners write for Birmingham Business School Blog on a recent project aimed at supporting entrepreneurs in disadvantaged areas.
Date:
02/10/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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