Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

Business programme to help put 75 Cumbrian SMEs on the path to growth 20/04/16

Business programme to help put 75 Cumbrian SMEs on the path to growth

Ambitious Cumbrian businesses are encouraged to seize a competitive edge by joining a specially designed programme launching this summer.

Predicting a Sugar Tax blowback 19/04/16

Predicting a Sugar Tax blowback

However pleased George Osborne's new Sugar Tax on fizzy drinks makes some, the ruling could have unexpected consequences, warns Dr James Cronin.

View the article on the Huffington Post website
Student group attend 'insightful and empowering' WBCSD meeting in Switzerland 19/04/16

Student group attend 'insightful and empowering' WBCSD meeting in Switzerland

A group of LUMS undergraduates have had the opportunity to attend a prestigious sustainability event in Montreux, Switzerland.

Three-day working week 'optimal for over-40s' 18/04/16

Three-day working week 'optimal for over-40s'

Economist Geraint Johnes voices some misgivings over new research recommending shorter hours for the over-40s.

View the full article on the BBC website
Brands should consider their history when looking for the next big innovation 18/04/16

Brands should consider their history when looking for the next big innovation

Brands can find innovative ideas by looking to the past, argues Professor Alfredo De Massis.

View the article on the Marketing Magazine website
Developing an entrepreneurial culture amongst students through LUMS’ network of Entrepreneurs in Residence 15/04/16
Leading sustainability thinkers gather in Lancaster for EurOMA Forum 13/04/16

Leading sustainability thinkers gather in Lancaster for EurOMA Forum

Around 80 leading academics from around the world arrived in Lancaster earlier this week for the 3rd International EurOMA Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum.

The Brexit Conundrum 13/04/16

The Brexit Conundrum

Uncertainty around the Brexit will damage overseas investment into the UK, says LUMS economist Dr Maurizio Zanardi.

View the article on the New Statesman website
Broadcaster Loyd Grossman to visit LUMS for Masterclass 11/04/16

Broadcaster Loyd Grossman to visit LUMS for Masterclass

Food entrepreneur and heritage champion Loyd Grossman will explain the value of heritage as an asset to businesses and the economy in a Masterclass at LUMS this month.