The work of Middlesex University Professor of Comparative Employment Relations, Richard Croucher, has helped strengthen the law when it comes to workers being paid the national minimum wage. At least 20,000 workers in the UK were thought to have been exploited by employers who were not paying the minimum wage.
The study focused on the more subtle cultural and cognitive differences between managers and customers (shoppers and tourists) from both sides of neighbouring regions in CBRs between Finland and Sweden as well as on the special characteristics of tourism innovation and knowledge transfer between cross border small tourism businesses in two CBRs.
Dr Joseph Corkin's research into telecommunications regulation in the EU, has been recognised by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and the European Commission. Learn more about the impact of Dr Corkin's work.
The Social Policy Research Centre has worked with Social Firms UK to develop a portal for new social firms.
Advice from Middlesex's Social Policy Research Centre helps migrant communities weather hard times.
Managing expectations about the payoffs to local economies from oil and gas extraction is difficult and, historically, companies and governments have done a very poor job of it, according to Middlesex's Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategic Management.
Whether it be tackling social problems, improving communities or people's life chances, or the environment, social enterprise has attracted worldwide policy interest. Middlesex University has been leading ground-breaking research which examines the social enterprise phenomenon and how to assess its value.
In 2012, Professor Stephen Syrett, and the CEEDR team were commissioned by the borough of Barnet to research the enterprise dynamics of the Barnet economy.