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The Guardian: We can’t keep spending

"Spend, spend, spend." The consumer has to be thanked for stopping, or at least delaying, a recession [writes Michael Kitson, with co-author Nicholas Fawcett]. Read the full article []…

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Insurance Day: The London market and the effect of foreign ownership

Reports on CBR researcher Lilach Nachum's recent research into the financial market. Read the full article []…

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The Mail on Sunday: Listen to unhappy customers call

Mutuality and members' rights is a topical subject in personal finance circles. Earlier this month, a report (The Governance Of Mutuality: Building Societies, Property Rights And Corporate Governance, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge) by Cambridge University academics…

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The Daily Telegraph: Cambridge wants you to get a first in training

Training produces employment growth in smaller companies that are also using other techniques such as total quality management, quality circles, job rotation and performance-related pay. That is the conclusion of a study of 1987 to 1995 by the Centre for…

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The Mail on Sunday: A mauling for the mutuals

Building society members should have a much bigger say in how their organisations are run, say researchers at Cambridge University ... One of the ways that mutuals such as Portman and Chelsea can justify their existence as independent businesses is…

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