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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Birmingham Business School achieves high placing in Eduniversal Business School Rankings

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We are proud to appear in the Ediunivarsal's 2016 rankings results. Ranked within the top 51 institutions in the United Kingdom, the School features highly in the Palmes of Excellence league tables. These rankings are selected amongst Deans representing the top 1000 best Business Schools across 154 countries.
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27/01/2017

Post-Brexit: What defines an outstanding Modern Industrial Strategy for a Great Global Trading Nation?

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John Bryson in the Birmingham Perspective: "It should evolve slowly building on a strong supportive foundation and should be evaluated over decades rather than election cycles"
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27/01/2017

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.
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26/01/2017
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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.
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15/01/2017
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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.
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12/01/2017
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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.
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09/01/2017
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Research, Social Sciences

Through the revolving door: From corporate leadership to politics, and back again

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Scott Taylor in the Birmingham Perspective: "If we really do want people who think and behave differently in positions of political leadership, we have to look beyond corporate leaders"
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06/01/2017

Vice Chair of KPMG Melanie Richards speaks about trust in business in our latest Distinguished Leaders lecture

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Melanie Richards, Vice Chair and partner at KPMG UK joined us on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 as part of our Distinguished Leaders Series, to deliver a lecture on Trust in Business.
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20/12/2016
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