Associate Professor, School of Business: University of Leicester, Leicester
University of Leicester
Rachel trained with Deloitte & Touche within their business services group and specialised in agricultural accounting. She then became a project accountant with Triumph Motorcycles Limited, covering a number of projects i.e Intrastat in the UK, France, Germany and Sweden. Importing and exporting of goods in and outside Europe, investigating preferential schemes within the global market. The experience has influenced her research interests in the role of EU preferential tariffs when importing/exporting to non-EC countries. She joined De Montfort University in 2009.
Key research outputs
On the editorial panel of the Journal of Business and Retail Management.
"Why are EU Generalized System of Preferential tariffs not being fully utilized by eligible importers"? Journal of Business and Retail Management (Vol. 10, Issue 3, July 2016).
The Business and Management Review Volume 7 Number 2 February 2016, International Conference on Globalisation, Entrepreneurship & Emerging Economies, Egypt P180, why are EU Generalized System of Preferential tariffs not being fully utilized by eligible importers? ISSN 2047-2854 (Print) ISSN 2047-2862 (ONLINE)
Published an academic chapter in Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility volume 5, The Governance of Risk, Crowther and Aras ISBN: 978-1-78190-780-1
A book review has been published in Social Responsibility Review 2011 no 4. ISSN: 1747-1117
Research team to evaluate the top 250 Leicestershire companies resulting with an annual publication within the Leicester Mercury (June 2012 – current).