Subjects: Economy, Finance
Rural economies boosted by new migration trends
Researchers at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are studying how shifting work patterns and home-buying preferences are changing rural communities – and creating new business opportunities.Dr Gary Bosworth and Dr Robert Newbery, Professors of Entrepreneurship at Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School are working with partners at the University of East Anglia and the University of Lincoln as wel
Northumbria secures funding worth up to £1.9 million to help SMEs and graduate start-ups
Northumbria University has launched a project that offers a package of financial support and expert advice to SMEs and graduate start-ups, thanks to funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).The Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support 2 (NEBS2) also includes a financial contribution to help small businesses employ up to two graduates, typically on 6-month internships programme
From Flooding to Covid-19
Masters students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, are helping businesses in Cumbria respond to the challenges of Covid-19 by drawing on lessons learned from flood recovery.Cumbria was hit hard by flooding in 2009 and in 2015, leaving many businesses and organisations struggling to survive. Now a group of Masters students from Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School has been using the experi
Northumbria researchers tackling the challenges of Covid-19
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have secured Government funding worth almost £1.2 million to conduct research in support of the UK’s response to Covid-19.The funding is part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) covid-19 rapid response funding, and is for three projects to be delivered over the next 18 months, with Northumbria as a consortium lead. Northumbria has also been name
EXPERT COMMENT: Up to 40% of UK retail space is not needed – here’s what can be done with it
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.
Programme to boost SME recovery kicks off
A new, fully-funded leadership programme, created specifically to help SMEs build resilience, tackle the challenges they’re facing during Covid-19, and drive future growth, is now underway with its first cohort from across the region.
Anti-corruption research delivering results
A leading expert in Anti-Money laundering from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has presented some of the initial findings of her research into money laundering and the proceeds of corruption in Nigeria to an international audience.Dr Jackie Harvey, Professor of Financial Management and Director of Business Research at Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School, was speaking at a virtual workshop h
Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre
With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy this week, financial experts and economist around the world have been looking back at the impact the collapse has had and what has changed over the last decade.
Northumbria Pro Vice-Chancellor leads panel discussion at major UK business conference
Lucy Winskell OBE, of Northumbria University, joined senior politicians and business leaders at the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) Annual Conference as part of a panel to discuss Britain’s future outside of the EU.
Northumbria graduate business turns up the heat
Things are hotting up for Northumbria University graduate start-up Summer Takeover which is on track to turnover £1.3m following the launch of two new companies and an office expansion.
Northumbria to devise new global eco-innovation system for North East
Northumbria University, Newcastle, is collaborating with one of the world’s top universities to devise a new global eco-innovation system for the North East.
EXPERT COMMENT: Six ways to avoid a festive financial hangover
Jane Brown, Graduate Tutor (Lecturer and PhD candidate) at Northumbria University, writes about Black Friday and managing finances over the festive period.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump
Scott Ellis, Associate Lecture and PhD Candidate at Northumbria, writes about how the election of Donald Trump has affected the stock markets.