News from Birmingham Business School

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Business School and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

IN THE CONVERSATION

The economic black hole at the heart of the shift to electric vehicles

The economic black hole at the heart of the shift to electric vehicles
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John Bryson and Tasos Kitsos in the Conversation: The implications, economic and otherwise, of this massive policy change are only beginning to sink in.
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IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage
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"How are small firms actually implementing the National Living Wage (NLW)? Will the NLW and accompanying efforts to boost enforcement shock errant firms into compliance? And what distinguishes compliant from non-complaint firms?" CREME Director Monder Ram in the Business School Blog.
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LATEST NEWS FROM BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS SCHOOL

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Theresa May's Brexit speech: what will it mean for migration and employment?

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Caroline Harris in the City REDI Blog: Following Theresa May's speech on 17 January 2017, laying out the UK's objectives for its exit from the EU, questions surrounding migration and any impact this may have on employment remain key.
Date:
26/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame

Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame
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Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: New research shows how marketers get away with making their food look and sound healthier than it really is.
Date:
15/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Just about managing' families need more help to save, says academic think-tank

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Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, researchers say.
Date:
12/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why British Airways cabin crew are striking

Why British Airways cabin crew are striking
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Geraint Harvey in the Conversation: Despite performing the same job, one of BA's three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.
Date:
09/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Distinguished Leaders Series Podcast: Trust in Business

Distinguished Leaders Series Podcast: Trust in Business
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Speaker: Melanie Richards, Vice Chair and Board Member, KPMG UK
Date:
09/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School wins Training Body of the Year Award

Birmingham Business School wins Training Body of the Year Award
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We are delighted to announce the achievement of winning this prestigious award at the 2016 West Midlands Finance Awards.on 30 November. The awards seek to promote and celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals within the West Midlands' finance community.
Date:
01/12/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool
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Joanne Duberley in the Conversation: Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Date:
21/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite
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The Economist's WhichMBA? 2016 Global Rankings have today been announced, confirming Birmingham Business School's position in the top 100 with a placement of 90th globally and as one of the top UK and European MBA programmes.
Date:
13/10/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences
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