Mrs Rachel English

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: +44 (0)116 2551551 EXT: 6826




Personal profile

Rachel trained with Delotte & 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 of the role of EU preferential tariffs when importing/exporting to non-EC countries.

Areas of teaching

Programme Leader for Management and Finance.


  • ACFI 5056 Global Supply Chain and Management


  • ACFI 2421 Accounting Standards and Theory
  • ACFI 3217 International Accounting Developments
  • ACFI 3210 International Public Sector Accounting
  • ACFI 3423 Corporate Governance and Substainability

Master Degree Supervision  Rachel as supervised up to 2016 22 MSc’s.

Membership of professional associations and societies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy        

P G Certificate                                                  

MSc Accounting and Finance                           

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Practice Certificate                                           

Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants                                                          

Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians

Professional licences and certificates

ACCA Practice Certificates

Conference attendance

Presented a paper at the faculty research conference September 2015 and 2016.

Chaired a seminar at the faculty research conference September 2015.

Presented a paper at the CROG conference September 2011.

Attended the 5th Brunel Accounting Symposium in June 2015 and June 2016.

Attended ICAW 2 day conference at Chartered House, London, registered again for December 2017.

Completed the Research Supervision course in June 2014 and is currently valid.

Key research outputs

On the editorial panel of the Journal of Business and Retail Management.


Your manuscript, entitled "Why are EU Generalized System of Preferential tariffs not being fully utilized by eligible importers"? has been subjected to a double-blind review process and all reviewers are experts in the related fields.  Please find below the reports from these reviewers.

Based on the reviewers' recommendations, I am delighted to inform you that your manuscript has been ACCEPTED WITH MINOR REVISIONS for the next issue of the Journal of Business and Retail Management (Vol. 10, Issue 3, July 2016).  IMPACT FACTOR.  GO TO REVIEWERS COMMENTS.

Recently published in:- 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 a publication within the Leicester Mercury (June 2016) and a launch breakfast at the Holiday Inn, on a yearly basis since the start in June 2012.

Membership of professional bodies

Chartered Certified Accountants (Fellow)                                                                     Dec 1998

Member of the Association of Accounting technicians (MAAT) (Fellow)                  
June 1993


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