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Trade credit from an ethical perspective in UK

San-Jose, Leire and Cowton, Christopher J. (2008) Trade credit from an ethical perspective in UK. In: Building Bridges in a Global Economy. ESIC, Madrid, Spain. ISBN 978-84-7356-556-1

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    Abstract

    In the last decades the use of trade credit has been extended as a short-term financing, but this indiscriminate use has misleading consequences to suppliers that support the main disadvantages. In this research it has been analysed the use of trade credit in United Kingdom, concretely this paper establish a descriptive situation in Europe and then the situation of UK. The variables size and industry are contrasted through an empirical study made in UK companies of FTSE, and the use of the trade credit is questioned from an ethical perspective.
    KEY WORDS:
    Trade Credit, supplier payment, ethics in finance

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Additional Information: The book is a synopsis of each work from the XXII Annual Congress of the European Academy of Management and Business Economics (AEDEM)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Trade Credit, supplier payment, ethics in finance
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    H Social Sciences > HG Finance
    Schools: The Business School > Financial Ethics and Governance Research Group
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    Depositing User: Leire San Jose
    Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2009 12:12
    Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 11:41
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3759

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