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

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Karel Williams, Professor of Political Economy comments in The Guardian on devolution powers being offered to councils and the creation of the Northern Powerhouse.

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Devolution brings opportunities but also dangers, conference hears

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

As the devolution train gathers further steam, the North West must beware rushing towards an unsatisfactory ‘devo-max’ settlement that it could be stuck with for generations to come.

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Weak regulation of PFI leads to fraud risk

Monday, July 6, 2015

Weak regulation of PFI (Private Finance Initiative) style contracts for public services is leading to a lack of transparency and a far greater risk of potential fraud.

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In Conversation With Ken McPhail

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Ken McPhail is Professor of Accounting at MBS. Among his prize-winning articles are a four volume work on accounting ethics.

Study finds women more risk-averse in the boardroom

Thursday, July 2, 2015

What role does gender play when it comes to making key company decisions? And what is the attitude to risk among women CEOs?

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