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Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…

Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…
Description
June saw the fifth year of the University of Birmingham Capgemini Community Challenge, designed and led through a unique partnership between Birmingham Business School and Careers Network. The Challenge is unique to Birmingham, whereby 25 Business School and Computer Science students spend a week working at Capgemini's offices in teams of five to deliver a tangible and sustainable solution to a real third sector client.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
International, Social Sciences

What will happen to Britain's finances if it leaves the EU?

What will happen to Britain's finances if it leaves the EU?
Description
John Fender in the Conversation: An 'emergency budget' may not be necessary but that doesn't mean the UK will be awash with cash saved from its EU budget contributions.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Disability and Entrepreneurship Workshop - an event report

Description
Funded by the Enterprise and Diversity Research Cluster, this event highlighted a breadth of issues around disability and entrepreneurship, from the practical to the theoretical, and illustrated the ways in which Business Schools can, and should, do more to address disability across the board.
Date:
17/06/2016

If a hardworking and honest veteran of retail couldn't make a success of BHS, then who could?

Description
Dr Pamela Robinson, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, specialising in retail and widely commentated on the liquidation of BHS, is available for interviews.
Date:
15/06/2016

Gender and Class at Work - an event report

Description
A full report of the workshop entitled 'Gender and Class at Work', which was held on 2 March. The workshop was funded by the Enterprise and Diversity Cluster (EDC) at the Birmingham Business School and co-organised with the Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN), Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE).
Date:
13/06/2016

Forecasting Brexit: What are the experts saying and what can we learn from it?

Forecasting Brexit: What are the experts saying and what can we learn from it?
Description
Rebecca of City-REDI outlines what the professional forecasters are making of the impacts of Brexit, and how the experience of the EU referendum can inform the process of forecasting itself.
Date:
10/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

GVC in the media: The uncertain future of fashion retailers on the British high street

GVC in the media: The uncertain future of fashion retailers on the British high street
Description
Following the recent collapse of Austin Reed and BHS, retail expert and GVC member Pamela Robinson was busy in the media last week discussing what is happening to British High Street Fashion retailers.
Date:
10/06/2016

Birmingham Business School scores 'world-first' accreditation for online MBA

Description
The University of Birmingham's online MBA is the first in the world to receive formal accreditation from one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.
Date:
09/06/2016
Categories:
International, Social Sciences
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