2015

Blog Entry UK clothing manufacturing booms, but workers rights lag behind
Dr Nikolaus Hammer discusses issues surrounding clothes manufacturers in the UK for The Conversation
Blog Entry Milk Round calls at more doors – and poorer students are benefiting
By Bob Athwal, Director of Student Experience, University of Leicester
Blog Entry Queen for a Day: Professor Loretta Lees
Professor of Human Geography sets out on a mission to halt the ‘gentrification’ of London’s council estates
Blog Entry Ignorance in HSBC top brass shows if banks are too big to fail, they’re too big to manage
Professor Martin Parker discusses big banks and suggests a few ways in which organisations could be restructured to help avoid the caveats of 'giganticism'
Blog Entry Years of Western meddling pushed Ukraine over the edge
Dr Tara McCormack from the Department of Politics and International Relations suggests it is wrong to hold Russia responsible for the Ukrainian instability
Blog Entry Britain's budget surpluses and economic policy gaps
Professor Stephen Hall gives his views on how a lack of coordination in UK macroeconomic policy causes problems
Blog Entry A promised 'right' to fast internet rings hollow for millions stuck with 20th-century speeds
Dr Bianca Reisdorf discusses issues surrounding internet speed and how many homes still do not have access to a reliable connection
Blog Entry Time to control the corporate monsters
Professor Martin Parker says big business doesn't have to be greedy and aggressive
Blog Entry Euro nightmare unfolds: queues at banks in Greece as capital controls follow ECB funding cap
Professor Panicos Demetriades discusses the current state of Greece's banks
Blog Entry Greek austerity may be an economic tale but children are the human cost
Professor Panos Vostanis discusses how Greece's troubled economy is affecting its children
Blog Entry The quiet rebellion taking place in business schools
Professor Martin Parker discusses how academics are rebelling against traditional views of how business schools should operate
Blog Entry Current alternatives won't light up Britain's broadband blackspots
Dr Bianca Reisdorf discusses issues with UK broadband and how some still experience poor internet connections
Blog Entry Understanding the Amazonian workplace – it’s the law of the jungle
Professor Martin Parker discusses global company Amazon and its plans for expansion
Blog Entry Varoufakis in conversation with leading academics as Syriza splinters and election beckons in Greece
Professor Panicos Demetriades is one of nine leading academics who addressed questions to Greece's finance minister
Blog Entry Men want to spend more time at home – even if it means taking a pay cut
Dr Shireen Kanji from the School of Management discusses new research into male breadwinners
Blog Entry Unions rally to support young people in precarious jobs
Professor Melanie Simms discusses how many young workers find themselves struggling to find secure work
Blog Entry The Alternative Business School
Professor Martin Parker discusses how the Business School can rescue its tarnished image
Blog Entry Costs and preparing budgets
Masood Ahmed from the School of Law discusses costs, fees and funding in The Law Society Gazette
Blog Entry Sustainable food and fashion chains? The future is in the making
Dr Maria Touri discusses issues with a loss of skills in making things
Blog Entry Bonus time? Research shows it’s better to reward groups than individuals
Dr Daniel Ladley discusses how cooperative groups work better than competitive groups

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