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What are the Government doing to tackle obesity?

The role of the government is to set and influence the public health agenda and, where relevant, set expectations and boundaries for associated actors that have a role in supporting healthy behaviours. As such, the government has a responsibility to act through evidence collation, and ultimately, by developing associated policies, campaigns and other work. In the UK, several public health policies have emerged specifically focused on or with reference to obesity.

Kacy Mackreth

FiFA World Cup (1) - Wimbledon (Love): Sport fandom in a crowded marketplace

Is there room for two major sporting events on the same day? Kacy Mackreth, Senior Lecturer in Sport Marketing at Leeds Beckett University's Carnegie School of Sport, examines the sports market.

11/07/18
Alfred Chinta

Brexit is an opportunity to revisit strategy for supply chains

In this blog post Dr Aldred Chinta, Course Director in Leeds Business School, looks at the impact of Brexit on international supply chains

Why we need PR

Richard Bailey FCIPR MPRCA reflects on changes to the public relations industry over the last quarter of a century, ahead of Leeds Beckett's celebration of 25 years of PR education.

08/03/17

Politics and business: who is governing whom?

Professor Simon Robinson, Director of the Research Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility at Leeds Beckett, discusses the relationship between business and politics.

The John Lewis Christmas ad – a different approach for a depressing year?

The long-awaited John Lewis Christmas advert, staring Buster the Boxer, was finally unveiled this week and in this blog post, Neil Kelley, Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Marketing and BA (Hons) Marketing and Advertising Management courses at Leeds Beckett University, shares his thoughts on this year's festive offering.

11/11/16
Cathy Barnes

Is Black Friday good for UK retail?

2014 seems to be the year we all heard of Black Friday. For those of you who are still in the dark, it is the US equivalent of the Boxing Day sales, taking place the day after Thanksgiving.

Sainsbury's Christmas advert

Christmas is for Winning

Today's Daily Mirror asks: Is the Sainsbury's Christmas advert 2014 a moving tribute or a cynical commercial? Leeds Beckett advertising expert and course leader for BA (Hons) Marketing and Advertising Management, Neil Kelley, contributed his thoughts about the new advert to the article and in this blog post he delves into the recent phenomenon of the Christmas advert.

14/11/14

Are we still the good guys?

The new Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility is set to launch at Leeds Metropolitan University this week on Thursday 1 May. Today's post sees Centre Director, Professor Simon Robinson, look ahead to the launch and the plans for the Centre's future.

A Zero Hour World

As zero hours contracts come under more and more scrutiny, Dr Brian Jones considers the pros and cons in today's blog post.

17/09/13

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