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UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption.
UK compliance with its international obligations in the area of bribery and corruption is in question. Recent domestic and international developments have brought this issue to the fore. This article addresses UK compliance. ...
Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience.
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-02-17)
Efforts to rescale governance arrangements to foster sustainable development are rarely simple in their consequences, an out-turn examined in this paper through an analysis of how the governance of renewable energy in the ...
'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-09-01)
It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption.
As one of the biggest issues facing today's global society, sustainability cuts across all areas of production and consumption and presents challenges for marketers who attempt to understand and incorporate sustainability ...
The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and Greece.
Sustainability claims have existed on fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) for over four decades and there is evidence that they are increasing. Research suggests that consumers have a low level of knowledge and understanding ...
The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms.
(Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited., 2015-06)
The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination?
This paper involves analysis of the law covering discrimination in the workplace against workers who have entered into a formal marriage or a civil partnership, referred to here as ‘marital discrimination’. It also looks ...
The new crimes of bribery in Scotland.
(SCOTTISH LAW AGENTS SOCIETY, 2010-06-30)
Introduction The Bribery Act 2010, enacted in the wash-up prior to the dissolution of Parliament, will completely change in the Scots law ...
Extradition between friends.
(LexisNexis Butterworth, 2014-06-14)
"With friends like these, who needs enemies" is an epithet that appears to apply to the United Kingdom's extradition partners. Draconian sentencing policies, unjust plea bargaining, unlawful rendition, systemic judicial ...
Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain?
(Press and journal, 2015-10-19)
It is with some shock that one realises that slave labour still persists in the twenty first century in the UK.