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Filipe Manuel Morais

Filipe Manuel Morais

Lecturer in Governance, University of Reading
A past 11-year career as a senior HR manager in automotive, semiconductors and health services industries, with a BSc and MSc in Human Resource Management, an MBA and a PhD in Governance and Strategic Management from Henley Business School, University of Reading. Lecturer in Governance and Programme Director of the MSc in Management for Future Leaders at Henley. Invited lecturer in various universities. Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Author of books, book chapters, academic articles and numerous research reports seeking to have tangible positive impact in business and society.

The future of auditing: why plans to sharpen up the industry could actually make it worse

Jul 24, 2021 06:13 am UTC| Economy Business

Following the collapses of Patisserie Valerie, Carillion and BHS, the auditors were heavily criticised in the media for signing off on the financial accounts published by each of these companies ahead of their...

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Economy

Samsung wants to provide clients with a variety of services through these NFTs, including rewards like offline discounts at partner retailers.

Samsung Electronics made deals with several South Korean physical retailers to promote the use of Samsung New Galaxy NFTs. The retailers include Samsung Digital Plaza, Shilla Duty-Free Shop, Show Golf, and E...

Burger King hasn't publicly acknowledged this significant change yet, and its not known how or if the chicken is any different on the new sandwiches.

Burger King is debuting an entire line of Royal Crispy Chicken Sandwiches this month to replace its ChKing Sandwiches. The BK Royal Crispy Chicken Sandwiches come in four varieties: Classic, Spicy, Bacon Swiss Cheese...

US dollar battered after softer US inflation data, USD/JPY plummets into daily cloud

Chart - Courtesy Trading View Data released by the Bureau of Labour Statistics earlier on Wednesday showed that the headline US CPI remained flat in July against the 0.2% rise anticipated. The yearly rate...

Ferrari warned car owners about brake fluid leak that must be repaired as soon as possible.

Ferrari, the Italian luxury sports car maker headquartered in Maranello, Italy, announced that it would be recalling most of the units it sold since 2005. This is 17 years worth of luxury vehicles, so the number will reach...

Puma and Coca-Cola are collaborating to celebrate their long heritage through a nostalgic collection.

Puma announced that it has teamed up with Coca-Cola to release an array of footwear and clothing items this year. The company said that the collection would bring nostalgia as the designs and colors are retro. The Puma...

Politics

The DHS announced that it would slowly allow migrants entry to the US to pursue asylum claims.

The administration of US President Joe Biden is set to make another bid to end an immigration policy that was implemented under the previous administration. The Department of Homeland Security said several thousand...

Pelosi praised the Senate's passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and said she will urge the House to pass the legislation as it is.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said this week that she will ask members of the House to pass the Inflation Reduction Act. Pelosi said she will urge members to pass the legislation without any changes. Pelosi said Tuesday...

Iran has placed detained Iranian-French academic Fariba Adelkah on furlough for five days.

Authorities in Iran placed prominent Iranian-French academic Fariba Adelkah on furlough. The decision follows the recent talks between Iran and other world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. Adelkahs lawyer, Hojjat...

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the incoming members of the Cabinet and new officials under the ruling Liberal Democratic Party must "review" their ties to the Unification Church.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to reshuffle his Cabinet this week, specifically looking into the ties of politicians with the Unification Church. Kishida said that the new cabinet members and officials of the...

Science

When compared to the current approach of extracting methane gas from organic waste resources and then reforming it into hydrogen, the technology SK ecoplant is developing can cut the time needed for the manufacture of hydrogen by more than 20 times.

SK ecoplant Co. plans to develop a technology to produce hydrogen through a fermentation process where microorganisms eat and decompose organic matter in the absence of light When compared to the current approach of...

The research team completed a patent application, trademark application, and vegan certification for the research findings.

A Keimyung University research team has reproduced the taste and fragrance of civet coffee, known as kopi luwak, by scientifically identifying the digestion and fermentation conditions where civets live. Consequently,...

Landsat at 50: How satellites revolutionized the way we see – and protect – the natural world

Fifty years ago, U.S. scientists launched a satellite that dramatically changed how we see the world. It captured images of Earths surface in minute detail, showing how wildfires burned landscapes, how farms erased...

What do molecules look like?

What do molecules look like? Justice B., age 6, Wimberley, Texas A molecule is a group of atoms bonded together. Molecules make up nearly everything around you your skin, your chair, even your food. They vary...

What science says about the best ways to cool down

We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, its better to take action and cool yourself...

Technology

To commemorate Lamborghini's founding year of 1963, the fourth NFT will only be produced in a restricted quantity of 63 pieces.

Lamborghini is launching its third NFT project entitled The Epic Road Trip, culminating in the unveiling of a new Lamborghini vehicle. Between August 2022 to March 2023, Lamborghini will drop a series of four NFTs each...

WhatsApp will block screenshots for View Once messages and will let users silently leave group chats

WhatsApp announced a slate of new privacy features on Tuesday coming to its encrypted messaging app. Most users will likely be delighted to know that they will soon be able to leave group chats in secret. Were excited...

Apple is expected to produce less than 1.5 million units of its first mixed reality headset that could enter the market in early 2023

Apple is expected to ship its first AR/VR headset in early 2023. But its first generation is not expected to be as widely available as its other consumer tech products. TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo...

Spotify app’s home screen gets dedicated music and podcast feeds for easier navigation

Spotify announced a useful update rolling out to its streaming app. When users open the app, they will now find dedicated feeds for music and podcasts that should make it easier to navigate through the playlists and shows...

HBO Max apps are revamped before it merges with Discovery+ in summer 2023

HBO Max does not have the best reputation when it comes to its app features and performance, but that could change soon. Warner Bros. Discovery announced its Android/iOS, desktop, and tablet apps have been revamped to add...
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