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Scotland's Towns Partnership: new Chair Announced

It is not that I want another job – honest – but I really was delighted and honored to accept an invitation to become the Chair of… 764 more words

Government

Quick and Cheap Road Calming

I spotted this bit of road calming yesterday in central London, on my way to the British Academy.

It is not a ‘shared-space’ but it strikes me as a quick, cheap and effective way of slowing traffic down. 27 more words

European retail trade up

European Retail Trade Volume, Feb 2014: Eurostat

  • In February 2014 compared with January 2014, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28…
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Economy

The Outs and Ins of Administration

Towards the end of last week the retail news was rather dominated by a Deloitte report based on Local Data Company data  (The changing face of retail: where did all the shops go? 693 more words

Scotland

Retail sales growth

Retail Sales, February 2014: ONS

  • Year-on-year estimates of the quantity bought in the retail industry continued to show growth. In February 2014, the quantity bought increased by 3.7% compared with February 2013.
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Economy

Community Engagement

I fail to see how anyone can work (especially if a Professor) in a Business or Management School and not have any contact with businesses or organisations, or even worse, any interest in how business or organisations really work or how they interact with society.  570 more words

Government