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Official opening of the Alan Walters Building

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Leading UK economist and former Chairman of Santander Lord Burns is to formally open the Alan Walters Building, the new postgraduate teaching centre for Birmingham Business School.
Date:
22/11/2016

CEO of Lloyds Banking Group highlights the importance of growth finance, particularly to start-ups, SMEs and new exporters, in the light of Brexit

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A highlight in the Business School's calendar is the Birmingham Business School Advisory Board Guest Lecture. This year's talk asked how Britain can prosper in such a time of uncertainty post-Brexit. We were honoured, therefore, to welcome António Horta-Osório, the CEO of Lloyds (the UK's largest retail bank), to address this question.
Date:
08/11/2016

Report of 20th Annual Ethnic Minority Business Conference now available

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Learn more about the activities that took place at CREME's annual conference, which took place on 20 October 2016 at Fazeley Studios.
Date:
07/11/2016

Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture Podcast: The Housing Market and Macro-prudential Policy

Maxwell Fry Global Finance Lecture Podcast: The Housing Market and Macro-prudential Policy
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Speaker: David Miles (Professor of Financial Economics, Imperial College Business School)
Date:
01/11/2016

Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies

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The Chartered Association of Business Schools launched its national report - 'Business schools: delivering value to local and regional economies' – at the House of Lords in September. The report examines the far reaching contributions business schools make to local and regional economies. Here City-REDI shares some key reflections from the event.
Date:
24/10/2016

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

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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