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

25 June 2018

Insight | Brexit tip of financial iceberg for SMEs  

Dr Raffaella Calabrese considers the outlook for small businesses after the UK leaves the European Union.

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📅14 June 2018

Young people up to twice as confident about finances after specialist training

A new initiative training teachers to deliver financial education is already making young people more confident about money matters.  

📅28 May 2018

MBA serves-up new direction for top athlete

At age 11 Laura Reinhart became an elite volleyball player in the US. She’s now channeling those skills into the MBA programme, and the next stage of her life.

📅21 May 2018

Insight | Gender attainment gap tougher to crack than unequal pay

The equal pay debate is a distraction from a much wider issue. Judy Wagner and Professor Susan Murphy argue it is time to focus on why there are fewer women in many high-paying jobs.

📅14 May 2018

Students tackle future of financial services

Financial services contribute £8 billion to the Scottish economy. But they face difficulties, from digital disruption to regulatory changes. Scottish students have taken on the challenge.

📅09 May 2018

Insight | Can tech bring dignity to refugees in humanitarian crises?

Digital technology can help humanitarian relief efforts. But, Dr Marian Gatzweiler and Corinna Frey argue such innovations don’t automatically translate to ethical advances.

📅30 April 2018

Insight | Making the Fin talk to the Tech

Edinburgh is the second largest financial centre in the UK, and home to one of Europe’s top entrepreneurial ecosystems. So why isn’t it a FinTech powerhouse, asks Dr Ben Spigel.  

📅16 April 2018

How one MBA swapped conflict for the classroom

Former Canadian Army Colonel turned MBA shares his journey from warzone to the world of business education.

📅10 April 2018

Insight | Five keys to leading digital transformation  

Technology is transforming society at an ever-increasing speed. Failure to react now, Dr Jim Hamill argues, could spell the end for organisations who can’t keep up.

📅05 April 2018

The MSc graduate taking on the silver screen

Despite challenges from an ever-growing cast of video streaming services, the global film industry is booming. One Edinburgh alumnus is making a name for himself behind the scenes.   

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