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

27 March 2017

Facebook followers won’t share it if it isn’t ‘PG’

Dr Ben Marder’s latest research suggests it’s not a brand’s social audience they have to please, it’s their followers’ parents.

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📅21 March 2017

Insight | Practical history lessons for financial markets

In our drive to distill finance into the assumed pure spirit of numbers, Russell Napier argues we’ve overlooked what history can teach investors today.


📅20 March 2017

Insight | Personal Finance still a mystery to young Scots

Professor Tina Harrison argued a joined-up approach is needed to improve young people’s financial capabilities.


📅16 March 2017

Video | Startup Festival 2017 unmissable moments

In 11 hours and 17 events we brought students and entrepreneurs together to celebrate Edinburgh as a great city to start up. Watch the video now.


📅15 March 2017

Video | #makeyourmark best bits

We challenged students to find business solutions social issues, from literacy and homelessness to access to clean water and gender equality. See how they did.


📅14 March 2017

Business School scoops diversity prize at Edinburgh Chamber awards

The Business School has been recognised as the most diverse organisation at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Business Awards.


📅06 March 2017

Insight | Skills gap holding back Scotland’s entrepreneurial potential

Dr Ben Spigel argues Scotland’s start-ups are being held-back by a lack of sales skills.


📅28 February 2017

Insight | What happens when the Unicorns leave?

Entrepreneurial City of The Year, Edinburgh may be. But Ben Spigel warns of an exodus of talent if more isn’t done to coordinate start up support after the sale of its two biggest players.


📅21 February 2017

Students get ready to make their social mark

The Business School is for the first time hosting a two-day event, aimed at developing business solutions to some of today’s most pressing social issues and challenges.


📅09 February 2017

Professor Wendy Loretto appointed Dean of the Business School

Wendy Loretto has been appointed Dean of University of Edinburgh Business School. Loretto has been at the helm of the School since August 2016 in an interim role; having previously held the Deputy Dean role in 2015/16 and Director of Research from 2013-15.


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