The latest news and insights from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

27 September 2016

Video | Advertising – where have the Dads gone?

The breadwinner remains the most common depiction of dads in advertising. But Professor David Marshall says this should be brought up to date.

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📅26 September 2016

New programme to help Scottish companies achieve global ambitions

We’re working with Scottish Enterprise, Ernst & Young and The Rubicon Partnership to give Scottish business leaders the skills they need to expand globally.


📅02 September 2016

Young adults have financial goals but lack plans to reach them

69% of young adults have financial goals. But new research from Professor Tina Harrison and Caroline Marchant finds most don’t have plans to reach them.


📅01 September 2016

Beyond Brexit: Digital disruption is the bigger threat

We need to call time on leaders who are unwilling to adapt to digital transformation, argues Dr Jim Hamill, Director of Future Digital Leadership.


📅30 August 2016

Scottish Innovators back new Marketing MOOC

Some of Scotland’s most innovative companies have lent their expertise to the Business School’s first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), ahead of its launch this September.


📅26 August 2016

Accounting risks becoming financial pornography without radical re-think

In the search to maximise shareholder value and make financial reports transparent, Professor Paolo Quattrone argues we’ve lost our love of numbers.


📅25 August 2016

Video | MBAs give back to Children’s toy charity

Edinburgh MBAs recently lent a hand to children’s Riverkids, sorting toys for disadvantaged young people and helping out at its HQ.


📅19 August 2016

Insight | Entrepreneurial citizens must learn from the past to account for an uncertain world

From finance to reality show audience votes, we understand the world through numbers. But Professor Paolo Quattrone says we must rediscover the value of words.


📅10 August 2016

Sustainable start-up making a mark with upcycled fashions

Two Business School graduates are hoping to set the Edinburgh fashion world alight when they launch their first collection of sustainable style this August.


📅04 August 2016

Brexit | Skills shortage could force Techxit

Dr Ben Spigel argues Brexit could rob UK tech entrepreneurs of their most valuable resource. Talent.


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