School of Business Blog


Distrust of Employer’s Responses to COVID-19 Could increase both Presenteeism and Absenteeism in UK Workplaces

People’s trust in their employer’s response to COVID-19 will shape their attitudes to returning to the workplace, Professor Stephen Wood writes.   Stay at home wherever possible is a central plank of the UK (and other) government’s policy to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. There are now signs this is beginning to be tempered as workers […]

Fraud and Corruption blog #2: Building a Bridge over Troubled Waters – Lets learn to stand together against fraud and corruption! by Nigel Iyer

In this blog Nigel Iyer, a Fraud Detective and Fellow of the University of Leicester School of Business, draws on ideas from his new book ‘How to Find Fraud and Corruption – Recipes for the Aspiring Fraud Detective’ discussing how everyone can and should be a fraud detective. If the famous English dramatist Oscar Wilde […]

Fraud and Corruption blog #1: Fraud and Corruption in the Classroom – Kicking the big firm dependency habit by Dr Matthew Higgins

In this blog Dr Matthew Higgins discusses how we can teach fraud and corruption as a socio-political, cultural and economic issue, and provide practical tools and approaches that individuals can draw upon to prevent and detect incidences of fraud in their personal and organisational lives. Much like the cacophony of advertising that constantly seeks our […]

Lean Enterprise Research Centre 25 Year Anniversary Conference

Dr Nicola Bateman was asked by to be a plenary speaker for “The LERC 25th Anniversary Conference Lean Retrospective: Assessing Lean Thinking Evolution, Current State and Future Challenges” alongside Dan Jones, John Bicheno and Nick Rich. Each speaker took their own perspective on the last 25 years of application and research of lean. This blog […]

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