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Mark Middling

Mark Middling

Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Mark spent 10 years working predominately in the manufacturing sector before joining Northumbria University in 2015. His teaching interests include all management accounting subjects including financial decision making, planning and control, costing and performance evaluation.

His current research examines football governance and finance, with a specific focus on how football clubs report their financial activity.

Football: English fans want an independent regulator – here's how it could help save clubs from ruin

Dec 04, 2021 01:55 am UTC| Sports

Football clubs are not like other businesses. Their primary aim is not to make a profit, but to win matches. Research shows this creates a conflict between sporting goals on the one hand, and the logic of business on...

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Economy

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed that they have been working on a very exciting new digital initiative that builds on our existing industry-leading digital platform in innovative ways.

Starbucks is poised to announce the details of new NFT features slated at their Investor Day on September 13. In Starbucks most recent earnings call, interim CEO Howard Schultz revealed that they have been working on a...

The firms reimagined the Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea as a whiskey to deliver on the bold and unexpected experiences consumers are looking for.

Boston Beer Company is offering a whiskey-infused version of its Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea brand as part of its partnership with Beam Suntory. Twisted Tea Sweet Tea Whiskey is made with real brewed tea, and packed with...

Politics

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Science

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Technology

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Twitter confirms security incident that possibly exposed owners of ‘pseudonymous accounts’

Twitter recently confirmed that its systems suffered a security breach that primarily affected pseudonymous accounts. The exploit, first found last January, reportedly allowed the hacker to figure out if an email address...
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