News and announcements from the Chartered ABS on external affairs, government policy and developments affecting the sector.

Update: our lobbying and other developments

It has been a busy start to the year with the submission deadline for the Green paper responses and the opening of consultation on the REF, otherwise known as the Stern Review. I…

Essex opens first zero-carbon business school building in UK

Open data pioneer launches first zero-carbon business school building in UK The Chief Executive of the Open Data Institute Gavin Starks helped launch the new landmark home…

Commercial opportunities through the UKTI

The education team at UKTI has identified a range of commercial opportunities internationally across a range of education sectors and are looking for UK organisations who may be…

Response to the Higher Education Green Paper

Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to BIS as part of the consultation process on the Government's Higher Education Green Paper -…

Chartered ABS wins Best Association Website award

The website now receives an average of 175,000 page views every month...

UCL awarded gold Small Business Charter Award

The Small Business Charter, an award bringing together world-class business schools and SME communities across the UK, is pleased to announce that University College London (UCL)…

Annual Membership Survey Results 2015

Chartered Association of Business Schools today publishes the results of its 2015 Annual Membership Survey.

Chancellor’s Spending Review: Chartered ABS Chair responds

The Chartered Association of Business Schools has responded to the Chancellor's Spending Review and Autumn Statement. Professor Simon Collinson, Chair of the…

David Cameron urged to change overseas student policy by BIS committee chair

The government is guilty of “utter folly” by including international students in net migration targets according to the chair of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select…

Chartered ABS response to the Nurse Review of Research Councils

The Chartered Association of Business Schools has responded to Sir Paul Nurse’s ‘Review of the UK Research Councils’.

New Chair appointed at Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Simon Collinson as its new Chair.

Chartered ABS Annual Conference Round-Up

Participants for the Chartered ABS Annual Conference 2015 heard from a range of speakers under the theme of Delivering Value, Driving Growth.

TEF accepted in principle but will it work?

200 business school leaders discussed the Government's proposals at the Chartered Association of Business Schools' annual conference, in Manchester.

Higher education Green Paper – response from the Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Chartered Association of Business Schools, the voice of the UK’s business and management education sector, has provided an initial response to the Higher education green…

Solving the UK’s productivity puzzle

The Chartered Association of Business Schools and Chartered Management Institute hosted a fringe meeting at the Conservative conference which discussed how employers and higher…

ESRC survey exploring the experiences of early career social scientists

The Chartered Association of Business Schools are encouraging members to participate in a Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) survey aiming to understand the experiences…

Report urges start-ups to tackle poor management skills to survive past year three

Nationwide campaign launched to curb 44% failure rate of UK start-ups and boost growth of SMEs

Chartered ABS to use new VLE on development programmes

As part of our partnership with Instructure, we will be using the Canvas virtual learning environment to support the delivery of our development programmes

Senior appointments from across the sector

There have been a number of senior appointments within business schools over the last few months.

National Student Survey 2015: Table of results for business and administrative studies

The Chartered ABS spreadsheet ranks the results of the recent National Student Survey.