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Accounting and Human Rights: Javed Siddiqui

Friday, May 6, 2016

Javed Siddiqui explains how accounting is now playing a key role in the fields of sustainability and human rights.

Karel Williams comments in The Guardian on devolution powers for the North

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Northern Powerhouse project needs more fiscal devolution and powers if it is to have any real chance of bringing lasting benefits to the region, says Karel Williams, Professor of Accounting and Political Economy. Speaking during a debate in Manchester on the progress of the initiative, Karel said Greater Manchester had not got adequate powers as part of the devolution deal. “It needs control of its balance sheet, it needs borrowing powers. At the moment it has responsibility without power.”

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Accounting for human rights

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal (AAAJ) has published a special issue entitled The Past, The Present and The Future of Social Accounting for Human Rights co-edited by Ken McPhail, Professor of Accounting at Alliance MBS.

Are doctors fit to practice? Research shows the impact of government reforms to professional regulation

Friday, April 22, 2016

Most people think that doctors already go through some kind of regular check that they are up to date and fit to practice – like airline pilots, for example. But in fact, a system to do this (called “medical revalidation”) was only introduced in 2012, after more than a decade of debate between government, the General Medical Council and the medical profession.

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Expert commentary, Research

Monday, April 18, 2016

Shanghai Daily sat down with Prof. Elaine Ferneley, Global & MBA Director of MBS, to discuss the globalisation of the MBA programme and future development.

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