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LUMS team reaches finals of Universities Business Challenge 13/03/15

LUMS team reaches finals of Universities Business Challenge

A team of LUMS undergraduates has qualified for the national finals of the Universities Business Challenge Worldwide. The team, captained by Rory Peyton Jones, came second at the regional semi-finals.

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all 10/03/15

London’s congestion charge has made roads safer for all

New research by LUMS economist Professor Colin Green reveals that the introduction of London’s congestion charge led to a substantial reduction in the number of accidents.

Generous scholarship programme for MSc Management 09/03/15

Generous scholarship programme for MSc Management

New MSc Management scholarships for UK/EU applicants mean that exceptional candidates could be exempt from programme fees.

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London 09/03/15

Congestion charge has led to dramatic fall in accidents in London

The Guardian features research by LUMS economist Colin Green that shows a 40 per cent drop in traffic accidents since 2003.

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The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track 03/03/15

The LUMS graduate with a mission to keep the banks on track

 LUMS graduate Mark Branson is head of the Swiss financial regulatory body FINMA. In this feature he reflects on banking regulation, and on his time at Lancaster.

DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success? 02/03/15

DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success?

The United Kingdom's second city will finally take control of its own health, but it's a risky venture, says Professor Mike West.

What’s gone wrong at HSBC? 26/02/15

What’s gone wrong at HSBC?

Kim Kaivanto, writing in The Conversation, asks why HSBC so often finds itself mired in controversy.

Greece will stay in the euro – for now 24/02/15

Greece will stay in the euro – for now

Greece has been saved from expulsion for now but it would be unwise to speculate on how long its euro membership can continue, says John Whittaker in The Conversation.

Healthy management 20/02/15

Healthy management

Interviewed for a special feature on healthy management in the Economist, Professor Cary Cooper says that companies need to change their focus to encourage individuals' growth through engagement, flexibility, health and well-being.

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