LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

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. 

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LUMS Professor Alfredo De Massis explores succession in family business 20/03/17

LUMS Professor Alfredo De Massis explores succession in family business

Succession has been as much a crisis for family businesses as it has been for monarchies throughout history. Given family enterprises like Beretta, Loacker, Marriott and Walmart make up around 90% of businesses around the world, succession really matters. The Small Business Charter features an interview with LUMS Professor Alfredo De Massis, exploring what’s involved in a smooth handover.

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Lancaster prepares to deliver Degree Apprenticeships 17/03/17

Lancaster prepares to deliver Degree Apprenticeships

Lancaster University is committed to supporting the UK Government’s ambitions to address skills gaps to increase productivity and improve UK economic performance. Degree Apprenticeships are a key ingredient in reversing the widening productivity gap between the UK and leading advanced economies.

Cultural barriers to agile working 15/03/17

Cultural barriers to agile working

Professor James Faulconbridge comments on the barriers to mobile working in this article in Forbes. 

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How to reinvent yourself as a business school academic 13/03/17

How to reinvent yourself as a business school academic

LUMS Dean Angus Laing talks about hiring experienced executives to teach in this article in the Financial Times.

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UK budget 2017: experts respond 09/03/17

UK budget 2017: experts respond

Geraint Johnes, Professor of Economics and Research Director at the Work Foundation, talks about the issue of productivity and the Budget.

View the article on The Conversation