News: March 2017

Bangor University’s Santander Entrepreneurship Pitchers

Three Bangor University students are have been selected to represent the University in the regional finals of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards competition.

Having competed against over thirty entries to be selected as the final shortlist of six student projects, PhD graduate Ned Hartfiel and Psychology Masters students Alex Bailey and Daniel Pascoe were awarded a cheque for £200 for their entries, and will be eligible for business support through B-Enterprising at the University’s Careers & Employability Service.  

Publication date: 30 March 2017

How football’s richest clubs fail to pay staff a real living wage

This article by Tony DobbinsBangor University Byusiness School and Peter ProwseSheffield Hallam University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

English football’s top flight, the Premier League, dominates the sporting world’s league tables for revenue. Star players, managers and executives command lucrative wages. Thanks to the biggest TV deal in world football, the 20 Premier League clubs share £10.4 billion between them.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

Bangor Business School team appointed to scrutinise Welsh devolved taxes

Following a competitive tendering process, a team from Bangor University’s Business School have been appointed by the Welsh Government to scrutinise the devolved tax revenue forecasts that will be included within the 2018-19 budget.

Publication date: 13 March 2017

Bangor Business School academic presents at Ideas Exchange Seminar

A member of Bangor University’s Business School has contributed to an influential policymaking seminar in Cardiff recently.

Dr Edward Jones, a Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol lecturer in Economics at the School, presented at the Ideas Exchange Seminar being held by the National Assembly for Wales Research Service and the Learned Society of Wales.

Publication date: 10 March 2017