Category Archives: Business & Enterprise

Global Justice and Crisis Conference (Call for papers)

How may conflict be a positive force for change? Saturday 6th October 2018 9am-5pm Manchester Metropolitan University Business School All Saints Campus Oxford Road M15 6BH United Kingdom This conference will bring together academics, non-governmental organizations and activists to present, … Continue reading

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We’re helping women to achieve better business start-ups

Female entrepreneurs face hidden barriers in India. I used the Chancellor’s Fellowship to share my research with a start-up centre, linked to government, that supports such women. This partnership is having a big impact on the understanding and the help … Continue reading

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We’re helping countries turn love affairs with foreign investment into lasting marriages

MMU research and expertise is informing UN work on how to make the most of multinationals. By Heinz Tüselmann The secret to making the most of foreign investment is more important than ever for Britain’s  highly internationalised and open economy. … Continue reading

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ATCM, IPM and The BID Foundation team up to present important evidence to Parliamentary High Street Inquiry

Consultation to take place in London on the 12th June 2018 10am – 1pm A consortium of the leading membership and professional bodies representing the people responsible for managing UK High Streets are joining forces to respond to the High … Continue reading

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Urban and Rural Economic Development in the Post-Brexit Landscape: A community governance approach

Contemporary Issues in Economics and Policy: A New Seminar Series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Led by Manchester Metropolitan University Centre for Future Economies Urban and Rural Economic Development in the Post-Brexit Landscape: … Continue reading

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Privatisation – Weighing the evidence

Kevin Albertson, Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School, Professor of Economics. Studies Social Policy, Econometrics, and Applied Econometrics. Dr Kevin Albertson is an eclectic economist with a background in statistics and economics, but now he has escaped from the numerical world of … Continue reading

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Urban and Rural Economic Development in the Post-Brexit Landscape: A community governance approach

Contemporary Issues in Economics and Policy: A New Seminar Series hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs This seminar series is led by Future Economies Research Centre and reflects the key themes and aims within Future … Continue reading

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Nationalisation: cost is not the only question that needs to be addressed

Dr Chris O’Leary is a specialist in public policy and is a senior lecturer in the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit.  Much of his work before joining PERU was around modelling need and demand in terms of multiple needs, prevention and integration of services. Chris also … Continue reading

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The challenge of … Brexit: How we got here, and where we might end up 

Wednesday 21st February 2018 11:45am – 13:00pm Manchester Lecture Theatre, All Saints Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH ‘The challenge of’ series of lectures at Manchester Metropolitan University are a unique opportunity to hear from leading policy … Continue reading

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Sport participation and policy goals in an era of austerity

Sport participation and policy goals in an era of austerity By Dr Daniel Parnell, Senior Lecturer in Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University and an expert in sport policy provides some reflections on his research co-authored research and special issue … Continue reading

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