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

05 February 2016

Podcast | Ross McEwan: Being better banks isn’t enough, we need to be great businesses

In our latest Beyond Business talk, the CEO leading the charge to restore probity at RBS and rebuild public trust argues a focus on customers must be at the heart of change in the banking sector.

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📅04 February 2016

James Watt to headline Edinburgh start-up festival

University of Edinburgh Business School has announced a packed programme of free entrepreneurial events for businesses and students, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its start-up network the E Club.


📅03 February 2016

Insight | Five golden rules for MBA career planning

An MBA presents a unique opportunity to reflect on your career and set yourself up for your next challenge, says MBA Executive Development Manager, Amanda Singleton. In this interview with 2016 MBA candidate, Jess Webb, she shares her five golden rules for career planning…


📅29 January 2016

Podcast | Stella Morse: Customers want authentic brands

In our latest Beyond Business talk, the CFO behind the UK’s gluten-free success story, Genius Foods, argues brands need authenticity to create value in business. Listen again now.


📅20 January 2016

Global auto industry ‘Pressure Cooker’ could have led VW to cheat emissions tests

Intense pressures in the global automotive industry could explain why Volkswagen was driven to cheat emissions tests, according to a new book published this month.


📅14 January 2016

UK businesses must engage early with UK-EU ‘in-out’ referendum, says study

The UK’s medium and large firms cannot shy away from the prospect of the UK-wide referendum on EU membership, according to a new report.


📅13 January 2016

Insight | Who’s really shaping the digital future?

Professor Neil Pollock looks at the role industry analysts play in creating today’s markets and asks; Who is shaping this dynamic digital world?…


📅06 January 2016

Support must be localised to realise Scotland’s unicorn potential, says study

Scotland’s business development agencies should focus on tailoring support to the needs of local entrepreneurial networks, according to a new report.


📅03 January 2016

Podcast | Dixons Carphone joins University of Edinburgh Business School in big data partnership

The Business School has announced a new partnership with Europe’s leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, Dixons Carphone. Listen again now.


📅18 December 2015

Podcast | David Pyott: The Braveheart of Botox and the barbarians at the door

In our latest Beyond Business talk Edinburgh alumnus and 4th ranked best performing CEO 2014, David Pyott, describes how he turned US pharma business Allergan into a $7 bn global sales giant. Listen again now.


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