Professional Service Firms come out of the shadows

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Laura Empson

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The Professional Service Firms sector has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing and profitable within the global economy. A new publication brings together leading scholars in the field to examine and elucidate this sector's ever-increasing significance.

Updated: 14/08/2015
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Views: 2,805

Saving Formula 1 - collaboration could be key

The high cost of competing in Formula 1 has led to ever fewer teams entering the Championship; a sign of poor health for the sport. Cass research into business models highlights ways both large and small teams can work together to ensure benefits for themselves and Formula 1 as a whole.

Updated: 02/07/2015
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Views: 2,400

The Compensation Premium in the “Sin” Industries of Tobacco, Alcohol and Gambling.

If you are an executive for a tobacco, alcohol or gambling firm, there's a chance your social status will suffer due to negative perceptions of the industry you work in. This research examines whether such executives demand a premium in their pay to compensate.

Updated: 29/12/2014
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Views: 3,873

Government Expenditure on the Voluntary Sector in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

This article provides a summary analysis of spending by the governments of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in their voluntary sectors during the period 2004-05 to 2007-08 (2008- 09 for Wales).

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,855

The relationship between volunteering and charitable giving: review of evidence

A CGAP working paper, This short report provides a synthesis of research findings into the relationship between volunteering and charitable giving.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,726

Philanthropy and a better society

What role does philanthropy have to play in our society and how may that role be enhanced? This report has been compiled in the light of the importance attached by government to the role of increased giving and philanthropy in achieving stronger communities and active citizenship.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,664

The New State of Donation: Three decades of household giving to charity

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the main trends in giving to charity over the period from 1978 to 2008 using data from the government's Living Costs and Food survey.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,673

Giving back to communities of residence and of origin - An analysis of remittances and charitable donations in the UK

This research reports on the different ways in which migrant and minority groups in the UK give, which are largely unacknowledged or underestimated in traditional giving surveys.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,933

Payout with an English accent: Exploring the case for a foundation ‘distribution quota’ in the UK

This paper reviews the nature and direction of the private foundations' mandatory "payout" debates in the United States, in the context of calls for its emulation in the UK.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,522