Will demonetisation become de rigueur?

Will demonetisation become de rigueur?

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Steve Worthington is a Visiting Professor at the Business Research Institute The world is going cold on cash. Successive moves by global governments to consider or act on a reduction of banknotes in a bid to, among other things, clamp down on illicit purchases. Digital payment methods are of course the beneficiaries. It’s not all straightforward however – in India’s case especially, there have been unforeseen consequences. There are lessons in the experience for others around the globe. And, as an aside, even though we haven’t even dispensed with cash, the global payment schemes like MasterCard already talking about the end of cards – within a decade – as the technology behind them migrates to smart phones, watches and other wearables. The Indian Government’s announcement in November 2016 it would demonetise…
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Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire?

Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire?

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Are you one of the best businesses in Cheshire? Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise. The High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise 2016/17, Cheshire’s most prestigious business accolades, are now open for entries. In their 11th Anniversary year, the Awards offer thousands of pounds worth of prizes, as well as access to a network of support across Cheshire and a promotional opportunity for local businesses. The winners will be announced at a presentation evening on March 23 2017 in the stunning surroundings of Chester Racecourse. Guests will include business leaders, judges and the finalists. The overall winner of the High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise, sponsored by Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), LDF and O2, will receive a free place (worth £10,000) for one of…
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High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise now open for entries

High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise now open for entries

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The High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise is Cheshire’s prime business awards event. The awards were introduced in 2006 by the then High Sheriff of Cheshire, David Briggs MBE KStJ, to recognise outstanding achievement by enterprises in Cheshire, Halton and Warrington. The benefits of entering the High Sheriff’s Awards for Enterprise extend far beyond winning one of the prestigious awards; they provide access to a network of support across Cheshire. Entries for the 2016/17 event are now open for the following award categories: High Sheriff’s Award for Enterprise 2016/17, sponsored by Cheshire & Warrington LEP, LDF and O2 High Sheriff’s Award for Responsible Business Practice, sponsored by Your Housing Group Mornflake Oats Award for Innovation Roberts Bakery Family Business Award of Excellence Award for Training, Development and Opportunity for Young People,…
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What is the BRI?

What is the BRI?

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The University of Chester Business Research Institute (BRI) was established in 2014 as a faculty level research institute. The BRI focuses its activities on building and developing the University’s business research, knowledge transfer and consultancy capability and capacity. [pdfviewer]http://businessresearchinstitute.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/What-is-BRI-combined-leaflet-WEB.pdf[/pdfviewer]
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BRI’s Henry Sidsaph wins award

BRI’s Henry Sidsaph wins award

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Announced from the BAM Faculty Annual Research Conference 12th September Congratulations to Henry Sidsaph for winning the GCWAL International Impact (Highly Commended) Prize, to recognise his work on 'The role of Sustainable Development in advancing innovation and competitive advantage in small companies within Alternative Food Networks’.
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International University-led ‘think-tank’ reflects on the Northern Powerhouse

International University-led ‘think-tank’ reflects on the Northern Powerhouse

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[caption id="attachment_242" align="alignnone" width="575"] Chester Forum VII at MBNA[/caption] Strengthening Innovation in Business and Science, building the local knowledge base and enhancing skills development among 18 to 25-year-olds are vital to the long-term future and sustainability of the region and were the critical key factors that emerged from this year’s Chester Forum. The Forum, organised by the University of Chester, is in its seventh year and is a gathering of key decision makers, international and regional stakeholders and academics, who look at key aspects of the regional economy and society. The invitation-only annual event entitled; The Northern Powerhouse and Developing World-Class Competitiveness, hosted high-profile academics and senior management figures and representatives from public and private sector organisations in the UK and from across the world, including China, Germany, the Netherlands,…
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Business experts discuss ‘The Northern Powerhouse and Developing World Class Competitiveness.’

Business experts discuss ‘The Northern Powerhouse and Developing World Class Competitiveness.’

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Business leaders and politicians from across the North West will join academics to reflect on the Northern Powerhouse being turned from political concept into economic reality and what it means for Cheshire, Warrington and the wider region over the next decade. Held on Wednesday, May 11 at MBNA, the Chester Forum VII is an annual symposium developed by Professor Phil Harris, Executive Director of the University’s Business Research Institute and Westminster Chair of Marketing and Public Affairs at the University. It is organised by the International Centre for Corporate and Public Affairs Research within the University’s Business School and Faculty of Science and Engineering. The Forum aims to stimulate thinking and debate about key issues and relevant themes to the regional, national and international business environment. Panellists and delegates will…
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