Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
What is an Umbrella Agreement? 20/09/17

What is an Umbrella Agreement?

A post on Harvard Law School's blog discusses research by LUMS's Professor Stefanos Mouzas.

View the article on the Harvard University blog
UK needs 10,000 new people to keep position in world film production says Work Foundation report 30/06/17

UK needs 10,000 new people to keep position in world film production says Work Foundation report

Research from Lancaster University’s Work Foundation for the British Film Institute (BFI) says the UK film industry needs more diversity to prevent a skills shortage.

Calling all ‘Time Ninjas’: let’s put a stop to ludicrous job titles 29/06/17

Calling all ‘Time Ninjas’: let’s put a stop to ludicrous job titles

Silly labels for well-paid roles just add another layer of elitism, argues Cary Cooper.

Sustainability in Business: Beyond the right thing to do 07/06/17

Sustainability in Business: Beyond the right thing to do

There is a need to develop an understanding of how leaders can create positive impact to society and the planet, writes Dr Alison Stowell.

View the article in Ambition Magazine
Trump withdraws from the Paris climate change agreement 02/06/17

Trump withdraws from the Paris climate change agreement

Professor Mark Shackleton comments in this short video.

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How falling output is forcing a pay squeeze 24/05/17

How falling output is forcing a pay squeeze

Professor Geraint Johnes discusses a fall in the rate of pay growth across the construction industry.  

View the article on Construction News
Gambling’s ‘crack cocaine’ is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either 17/05/17

Gambling’s ‘crack cocaine’ is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either

For some people, fixed-odds betting terminals are ferociously addictive, producing big profits for bookies and a rise in problem gambling. Carolyn Downs asks what's the solution?

LUMS Professor discusses the Government's Industrial Strategy 12/04/17

LUMS Professor discusses the Government's Industrial Strategy

Professor Martin Spring explores the role productivity plays in the success of the Government's Industrial Strategy.

Grow your own: The apprenticeships levy 28/03/17

Grow your own: The apprenticeships levy

Neil Ralph sets out what small businesses need to know about the Apprenticeships Levy. 

View the article on the Small Business Charter website