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

2019 Independent Review of the TEF – our response

We believe that the core metrics of the TEF are not currently appropriate for assessing teaching quality in business schools.

Our analysis of business student enrolments: HESA 2017/18 data under the spotlight

Student enrolment in business courses continues to grow, but is still below its peak in 2011/12. There are, however, several positive trends.

Independent Review of TEF 2019 – members’ views sought

Independent Review of TEF 2019 - members' views sought The Chartered ABS will be responding to the independent review of the Teaching Excellence…

KEF Consultation 2019: Let us know your thoughts

Have your say in the 2019 KEF consultation.

Chartered ABS 2018/19 Scholarship recipients

We are proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Chartered ABS Scholarships. These Chartered ABS Scholars have proposed compelling research projects which will support business…

CPD scheme for business and management educators – progress report

Progress towards developing a CPD scheme for business and management educators continues at an excellent pace.

Guidance for Deans aspiring to become Vice-Chancellors – report launched

Our latest report, “The Path to Becoming a Vice-Chancellor”, offers advice for business school deans aspiring to Vice-Chancellorship

ESRC Strategic Advisory Network opens calls for nominations

The ESRC is recruiting members to join their Strategic Advisory Network (SAN).

December 2018 White Paper on Immigration – Our response

The Government's White Paper is encouraging, but doesn't go far enough.

Kent Business School receives the Small Business Charter award

Kent Business School has become the latest business school to be awarded the Small Business Charter. This national accolade is in recognition of the business school’s expanding…

ESCP Europe London wins Times Higher Education Business School of the Year Award

Chartered ABS member school ESCP Europe are honoured at the 2018 Times Higher awards.

APPG International Students – Chartered ABS Response

We present the case for a competitive and accessible post-study visa regime for international students.

Consultation on draft guidance for REF 2021

We respond to the published draft assessment criteria and guidelines for making submissions to Ref 2021

Tender open for evidence-based research on the future of accounting

Tender open for evidence-based research on the future of accounting AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is the UK’s leading qualification…

Call for nominations: Chartered ABS Learning, Teaching, and Student Experience Committee

Call for nominations: Chartered ABS Learning, Teaching, and Student Experience Committee The Chartered Association of Business Schools is calling…

New Chartered ABS Chair and Council members appointed

It is our pleasure to announce Professor Julia Clarke as the new Chair of the Chartered ABS, as well new appointments to other positions and the Chartered ABS Council.

Chartered ABS 2018 Fellows announced

We are delighted to announce five recipients of Chartered ABS fellowships in recognition of their outstanding work supporting UK business schools.

The Impact Factor film reveals the vital role of UK business schools

A showcase of the incredible work of UK business schools.

Annual Survey results: UK business schools forging ahead despite Brexit impacts

Business schools are building partnerships across Europe and globally as access to EU research funding and academic staff decreases.

The second edition of Pathways to Success: Strategic Groups of UK Business Schools

Our analysis of the variety of structures, strategies and business models adopted by UK business schools.