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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 11:12
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 10:41
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3759

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