Month: February 2019

Winnie’s* top 4 tips to stay healthy

Posted on 28 February 2019 by Denise Brereton

In our latest post, Winnie, our Pets as Therapy Dog, shares four top tips to help you stay healthy. I’ve met many of you on my travels around the Business School during ‘Winnie Wednesdays’ and, in case you’re not aware, I’ll be back in my usual spot in the Postgraduate Teaching Centre from 12.30 to 1.15pm.
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Does Corporate Social Responsibility reduce profit shifting?

Posted on 26 February 2019 by Woon Leung

In our latest post, Dr Woon Sau Leung outlines the findings of his latest research on the economic motivations for corporate social responsibility campaigns. In recent decades, economies have become bound together through globalisation, a phenomenon that integrates societies and creates business opportunities but also challenges tax policies. The amount of taxes corporations pay is
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Can we teach entrepreneurship?

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Shumaila Yousafzai

In our latest blog post, Dr Shumaila Yousafzai argues for a new approach to teaching entrepreneurship, which calls for action, practice and experimentation. The American Professor of Entrepreneurship, Jeff Timmons, once said: “[Entrepreneurship] is not just about new companies, capital, and job formation, nor innovation, nor creativity, nor breakthroughs. It is also about fostering an
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Wales in the Digital Economy: Emerging Evidence on the Importance of Place

Posted on 14 February 2019 by Professor Calvin Jones

In our latest post, Professor Calvin Jones outlines some of the findings from the Digital Maturity Survey 2018. Most of us now know that technological progress will bring significant changes in the ways economies are organized, and that these changes will create ‘winners and losers’ across different occupations, industries and individual firms. However, whilst analysis
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Labour and Wales

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Jonathan Rees

Professors Leighton Andrews and Calvin Jones discuss the new Welsh First Minister’s campaigning platform of ‘21st Century Socialism’ and its potential to change Wales and the Welsh economy. Taking in the foundational economy, procurement, transport, environmental issues, housing, construction, devolution and, of course, Brexit, their discussion addresses some of the major issues of Wales’ political
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