Accounting & Finance news

Good decision making and corporate governance 15/12/14

Good decision making and corporate governance

In a guest blog on the Industry and Parliament Trust website, Professor Steve Young describes the discussions on corporate governance that he chaired at a policy session at the House of Commons on 10 December.

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Students vote Andrea Quail 'staff member of the year' 11/12/14

Students vote Andrea Quail 'staff member of the year'

Andrea Quail has been voted the ‘LUMS Staff Member of the Year’ by students at Lancaster University Management School.

How micro-finance within the welfare system could help the hard-up to save 10/12/14

How micro-finance within the welfare system could help the hard-up to save

If you rely on benefits, accessing a trustworthy financial system is hard, says Mark Shackleton, writing in The Conversation.

14/11/14

PhD Student Workshop in Finance and Accounting: Job Market & Employment Skills

The Accounting and Finance Department is hosting an ESRC-sponsored NWDTC training event for PhD students on 20 November on Job Market & Employment Skills.

HR Magazine: 'Better together' 15/07/14

HR Magazine: 'Better together'

Chris Ford, a PhD student in Accounting and Finance, is one of the experts interviewed in an HR Magazine feature on what open innovation means for HR.

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity? 02/07/14

Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity?

Research by LUMS academics reveals that when incentives for criticality are high, analysts are prepared to challenge management directly about performance and to give investors an objective view of the firm through their research notes.

Read on the Global Banking & Finance Review website