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Fallout from the Brexit vote has seen the foreign exchange value of the pound sterling plummet 17% against the US Dollar and 14% against the Euro. Research has found that consumers have insufficient knowledge about the impact and ramifications of the falling foreign exchange rate of the pound on equity markets.
Small and local community charities are second only to doctors on a list of the professions and organisations most trusted by UK consumers, according to research conducted by The Open University Business School’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership.
There is little evidence that his view is shared by the current candidates. Between Trump’s self-proclaimed business acumen, and Clinton’s Wall Street funded campaign, what we have is new escalation of corporate power in politics. It is not enough for corporations to pull the strings of government behind the scenes. They also want to fundamentally transform democracy and its leaders into their own self-obsessed image.
Dr Jane Hughes, Lecturer in Accounting at The Open University Business School shares insights that will help SMEs grow. In this series of four short videos, Dr Hughes shares her perspective into how cashflow should be managed, why financial forecasting is essential for SMEs, how businesses can cope with economic changes and the different forms of finance available to SMEs.
Professor Thomas Lawton, Professor of Strategy and International Management at The Open University Business School shares insights that will help SMEs grow. In this series of four short videos, Professor Lawton shares his perspective into why having a clear vision is crucial for business growth and the importance of having a business strategy, the key to international success and how business models can adapt to change.