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Funding score for enterprising alumnus 27/08/13

Funding score for enterprising alumnus

LUMS Executive MBA alumnus, Tom Jones, has been awarded funding from the UnLtd Fund for his enterprise Kids TRI Sports.

Five top tips on preparing for the autumn rush 21/08/13

Five top tips on preparing for the autumn rush

In the run-up to some of the busiest months of the year, from September to December, what steps can organisations take to adopt better ways of working? Professor Cary Cooper offers tips in this Guardian column.

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Lancaster University offers 'comfort blanket' for SME owner-managers 20/08/13

Lancaster University offers 'comfort blanket' for SME owner-managers

The Lancashire Forum, a new programme developed by Lancaster University Management School, has been designed to tackle the isolation felt by many owner-managers running small and medium-sized businesses and aims to help drive business growth.

Getting a degree still pays an earnings premium 20/08/13

Getting a degree still pays an earnings premium

Whatever subject they study, graduates continue to earn more than non-graduates, according to latest research by Professor Ian Walker of the Department of Economics.

Lancaster ranked top in the North West for student satisfaction 19/08/13

Lancaster ranked top in the North West for student satisfaction

Students at Lancaster University are among the most satisfied in the UK according to the 2013 National Student Survey.

The Guardian: 'Pregnant presenteeism: why women won't take time off' 19/08/13

The Guardian: 'Pregnant presenteeism: why women won't take time off'

Dr Caroline Gatrell, writing in The Guardian, argues that mothers and mothers-to-be often refuse to take sick leave when they should, fearful of living up to unfair employer assumptions that they may lack focus and perform less well at work.

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The Telegraph: 'Hundreds of lives saved by allowing pubs to open later' 19/08/13

The Telegraph: 'Hundreds of lives saved by allowing pubs to open later'

The number of crashes on British roads has dropped by more than 16,000 a month since the licensing laws were relaxed in 2005, according to research by LUMS economists reported in The Telegraph.

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Lancaster Executive MBAs ranked in UK top ten 30/07/13

Lancaster Executive MBAs ranked in UK top ten

The Lancaster Global Executive MBA and Executive MBA programmes have been ranked in the UK top ten, and 54th in the world, in The Economist’s inaugural Which MBA? Executive MBA ranking.

 Best Paper award for PhD student at EURAM 2013 30/07/13

Best Paper award for PhD student at EURAM 2013

PhD student Shehla Arifeen has won a top European award for a paper which forms part of her doctoral work in the Department of Management Learning and Leadership.