Cardiff Business School

April Fool – Don’t be a Money Mule

Posted on 28 March 2019 by Denise Brereton

Lies, damned lies and statistics!* Don’t Panic, I am not about to give a lecture on statistics – heaven forfend (as you know my chosen subject is Archaeology – digging up those lovely old bones)! This month I am going to chat to you about Money Muling, what it is, how it happens and the
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Is Theresa May’s £1.6 billion fund for English towns enough to rebalance Britain’s skewed economy?

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Professor Calvin Jones

In our latest post, Professor Calvin Jones considers the merits of the UK government’s proposed Stronger Towns Fund and its implications for some of the UK’s most deprived areas. English towns with struggling economies will receive £1.6 billion of funding over six years. The UK government announced the creation of the “stronger towns fund” –
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#BalanceforBetter

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Rachel Ashworth

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, Dean Professor Rachel Ashworth highlights the significant contribution women have made, and continue to make, to the success and culture of Cardiff Business School, and explains a recent project designed to clarify the School’s values. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’. There have
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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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Trade unionism and the concrete universal

Posted on 31 January 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest blog, Dr Jonathan Preminger outlines how we might (re-) discover the radical potential of trade unionism in response to a post capitalist future. Visions of post-work societies gaining increasing popularity on the liberal left embrace an appealing universalism in which everyone’s basic needs are covered. They argue that as robots take over
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