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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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Businesses must do more to take action on soil, says Lancaster sustainability expert 16/03/17

Businesses must do more to take action on soil, says Lancaster sustainability expert

Companies are unaware of the huge risks they face from soil degradation.

What the increase in remote working means for SMEs 22/02/17

What the increase in remote working means for SMEs

As the Work Foundation reports that more than 50% of UK businesses could have flexible working practices in place by the end of the year, Geraint Johnes explains what this means for small businesses.

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LUMS academic wins Best Reviewer award 10/02/17

LUMS academic wins Best Reviewer award

Juliana Sutanto, from the Department of Management Science, has been named Best Reviewer2016 by MIS Quarterly.

House prices set to grow by 3.5% in the UK in 2017 09/02/17

House prices set to grow by 3.5% in the UK in 2017

The Housing Market Observatory predicts that UK house price rises will slow, but a crash is highly unlikely due to a sound economic outlook.

View the article on the Property Wire website
OR-MASTER Workshop on Airport Capacity Management and Slot Allocation held 31/01/17

OR-MASTER Workshop on Airport Capacity Management and Slot Allocation held

Stakeholders from the airport industry attended a workshop on Airport Capacity Management and Slot Allocation last month.