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‘Safe’ hands for businesses

A new research network for academics and professionals in accounting, economics and finance is being launched at the University of St Andrews. It is hoped that the new network will produce research that will provide new frameworks for businesses, helping them be more innovative, more profitable and easier to run.

Higher education: the future

A University of St Andrews economist will lead the collective voice of UK University academics as they meet to discuss the implications of the Government's White Paper on the future of Higher Education.

Long live the small firm

Factors which affect the survival or demise of small firms have been revealed by a University of St Andrews economist. Professor Gavin Reid, together with Bernadette Power, Lecturer in Economics at University College, Cork, have been examining how some small firms can survive as long as 25 years and others collapse within months of launching.