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Can Uganda teach the UK how to balance the budget?

2018-02-13T15:33:01+05:30

When a government’s total outgoings (G) are more than their tax receipts (T), the result is a budget deficit where G > T. A government needs to borrow money to finance the debt, and interest payments can become so large that they cripple the economy. There are two main schools of thought for eliminating the deficit and [...]

Can Uganda teach the UK how to balance the budget? 2018-02-13T15:33:01+05:30

Market segmentation: are you a Rural Vogue or a Satellite Settler?

2018-02-13T14:55:28+05:30

English: Labrador Dansk: Labrador (Photo credit: Wikipedia)     Do you live in the country, have a young family, drive a Range Rover and own a big dog? If so, you might be what marketers like to call ‘Rural Vogue’. In the UK, more and more professionals with families are swapping urban living for the [...]

Market segmentation: are you a Rural Vogue or a Satellite Settler? 2018-02-13T14:55:28+05:30

Blockchain and why it is relevant to marketers

2018-01-29T14:50:03+05:30

If you are an investor, you are probably keeping a very close eye on the Bitcoin phenomenon. The cryptocurrency recently surpassed the five-figure mark meaning one Bitcoin is now worth seven times the amount of an ounce of gold. Unsurprisingly, therefore, there is much speculation that the bubble is about to burst. But naysayers have been [...]

Blockchain and why it is relevant to marketers 2018-01-29T14:50:03+05:30

Omar Ophelio Ford, Jamaica – Top Paper Award Studied at B&B University College

2018-01-29T14:40:26+05:30

I chose to study ABE at B&B because, compared to the other courses, ABE was the only one that would allow me work experience privileges and because of that I was able to land a job as a filing clerk at an investment company one month after I had finished the Level 4 course.   My [...]

Omar Ophelio Ford, Jamaica – Top Paper Award Studied at B&B University College 2018-01-29T14:40:26+05:30

Celebrating the success of ABE alumni

2018-01-29T14:23:43+05:30

Do you want to know what an ABE qualification could lead to?  This brochure tells the story of ABE qualification holders; the jobs they are doing, their reasons for studying and their thoughts about what their ABE qualification has given them. What-ABE-will-do-for-you.pdf - download the brochure

Celebrating the success of ABE alumni 2018-01-29T14:23:43+05:30

Read the new issue of Focus, the magazine for ABE members

2018-01-29T14:20:47+05:30

Welcome to issue 59 of Focus our magazine for ABE members.  In this issue we have our first feature from CEO, Rob May, who shares insights into how he has set about shaping corporate strategy. Along with this we have the usual wealth of stories and features designed to enhance both your academic studies and [...]

Read the new issue of Focus, the magazine for ABE members 2018-01-29T14:20:47+05:30

Starting a new activity could help major research study

2018-01-22T21:08:59+05:30

Volunteers from the Edinburgh and Lothians are being sought as part of a major research study examining how thinking and memory skills change as we age. The study will include 300 adults aged 65 and over who will undergo a range of cognitive and psychological assessments before they start their new activity. The activities chosen [...]

Starting a new activity could help major research study 2018-01-22T21:08:59+05:30

Dragons’ Den producer reveals how to get your business pitch perfect

2018-01-22T20:44:12+05:30

Darrell Olsen, Executive Producer of Dragons' Den has been sharing his experience and practical insight into business pitching at Edinburgh campus today. During a special lecture, open to our entrepreneurial MBA class, students had a unique opportunity to hear first-hand what works in the den and why some entrepreneurs are destined to walk away empty-handed. [...]

Dragons’ Den producer reveals how to get your business pitch perfect 2018-01-22T20:44:12+05:30

30% Club Scholarship launched at Edinburgh Business School

2018-01-22T19:42:33+05:30

Edinburgh Business School, the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University announced the launch of a new scholarship in partnership with the 30% Club GCC. The winner will enrol on the Edinburgh & Dubai MBA programme with focus on entrepreneurship, available for the first time from September 2018. With the aim of increasing gender equality [...]

30% Club Scholarship launched at Edinburgh Business School 2018-01-22T19:42:33+05:30