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Small business review

David Connell of the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge to lead review on UK government Small Business Research Initiative. The …

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Giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability

New research findings from two of the UK’s top universities, Cambridge and Manchester, reveals giving workers employment rights increases productivity and profitability. …

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VC and patents

Venture capital investment does not boost patents by technology firms, finds new study at University of Cambridge Judge Business School. ‘Patenting has …

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Picking up the trail where the suffragettes left off – a Cambridge win for Westminster’s women MPs

The Cambridge-based web production company of CBR policy associate Boni Sones OBE has been internationally recognised for a two-part radio documentary it …

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Challenging assumptions

Liberal UK economic policies since 1979 have not spurred growth, says report from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business …

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R&D a key element to rebalance the economy, says Cambridge study

Renewed UK government spending on innovative R&D can create new industries A renewed focus on innovative research and development spending by major …

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Why the new nuclear power contract between EDF and the UK government should be re-negotiated

The BBC’s Today programme interviewed David Howarth about the findings from the Centre for Business Research (CBR)’s workshop on the nuclear power contract …

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New evidence: science investment boosts growth

A new independent report for for the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), authored by Jonathan Haskel, Alan Hughes and Elif Bascavusoglu-Moreau, …

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Cultural connections: the role of the arts and humanities in competitiveness and local development

A new report from the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Cultural Connections: The Role of the Arts and Humanities in Competitiveness and Local …

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Former CBR Advisory Board Chairman elected Master of St Edmund’s College

The Honourable Matthew Bullock has been elected as Master of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge. He will take up office in October 2014 …

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Dynamic paper scoops award for Dr Andrea Mina

The cost of R&D and innovation is the subject of an award-winning paper by CJBS’s Andrea Mina. Andrea, CJBS Lecturer in Economics …

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The future of manufacturing

Launch of final project report from the Foresight Lead Expert Group Professor Alan Hughes was a member of the Lead Expert Group …

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Continuity and change at the Centre for Business Research

After nearly 20 years as Director of the Centre for Business Research (CBR), Professor Alan Hughes is standing down from this position, …

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Research Fellows win CONCORDi-2013 Best Paper Award at 4th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation in Seville

The CONCORDi-2013 Scientific Committee granted the CONCORDi-2013 Best Paper Award to the best selected work presented at the 4th European Conference on …

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Professor Alan Hughes appointed to the National Centre for Universities and Business

The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) has announced the appointment of Professor Alan Hughes, Director of the Centre for Business …

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Can intangible investment explain the UK productivity puzzle? A response and comment

In this note Bill Martin and Bob Rowthorn of the Centre for Business Research (CBR) respond to the recent critique by Goodridge, …

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Paper on earnings management published by the European Accounting Review

A paper by Henry Lahr, Research Associate at Centre for Business Research (CBR), has been published in the European Accounting Review. The …

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The dual funding structure for research in the UK

The Centre for Business Research (CBR) and the UK Innovation Research Centre (UK~IRC) have released a new report, The Dual Funding Structure …

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UK~IRC Project Leader contributes to ESRC’s Re-igniting Growth report

Research findings on achieving long-term economic recovery The Re-igniting Growth report examines some of the challenges the UK faces after the economic …

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Growing value: business-university collaboration for the 21st century

In 2011 the Enhancing Value Taskforce was launched by the Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE) in conjunction with the UK~IRC …

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