Higher frequency of financial reporting hinders corporate innovation

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Company reporting frequency should be relaxed to allow for greater innovation and longer-term thinking, according to new research from the Business School (formerly Cass). The study, co-authored by Dr. Arthur Kraft, Reader in Accounting, found that managers are forced to focus on maximizing cursory gains at the expense of implementing long-term […]

Can Newspaper Reporting Uncover Flood Risk?

When figuring out flood risk, it’s important to collect data on past flooding events. In some areas, detailed records of rainfall and stream gauges are available. But in regions that are dry or sparsely monitored, this critical information is missing. Enter a different kind of record: newspapers. Areas that have experienced flooding likely […]