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

Call for papers: PRME 10th Anniversary Special Issue International Journal of Management Education

A great opportunity for academics specialising in different areas of responsible management to contribute.

New Alumni Fellows Welcomed to Nottingham Business School

Former Nottingham Business School (NBS) students from the local, national and international business community have pledged their support for the next generation of young professionals after joining its growing Alumni Fellows scheme.

New report on how business schools deliver value to local and regional economies

Chartered ABS report highlighting the far reaching contributions business schools make to local and regional economies.

Apprenticeships Training Providers Consultation: Chartered ABS response

Read our response to the SFA's proposal to replace the Register of Training Organisations (RoTO) with a Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP).

National Student Survey 2016: Results for business and administrative studies

The NSS results for 2016 showed that courses in business and administrative studies are highly regarded by the student body. We have provided a table of the results for business and administrative studies in the same categories as last year. The survey asked students across the UK 21 questions to…

CIPD – Invitation to tender for research

While recognising the impact of technology specifically on productivity, the CIPD is seeking to gain a better understanding of how technology is contributing to the evolution of the nature of work.

CIPD accredits MSc Human Resource Management at Essex Business School

Essex Business School's MSc Human Resource Management course gains accreditation from CIPD - the professional body for HR and people development.

The Open University AND KPMG launch joint apprenticeship service

KPMG and The Open University (OU) are joining forces to launch an apprenticeship service that enables employers to identify and fulfil their future training needs, following the Government’s plan to introduce the Apprenticeship Levy. The partnership has been designed to offer employers a high…

Nottingham Business School joins world top 5% with global accreditation

NBS receives accreditation for the quality of its business and management courses from AACSB

Apprenticeship Levy is announced

The Government has published details of the Apprenticeship levy and initial funding proposals.

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey consultation: Chartered ABS response

Chartered ABS response to the consultation on the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Funding to support teaching in Higher Education Consultation: Chartered ABS response

Chartered ABS response to the consultation on teaching funding to support widening access and successful student outcomes.

Response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation

Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation. You can download our response here. We recorded the support of members in promoting the importance of teaching, while also cautioning on the reliance of…

Leeds Business School wins the prestigious Small Business Charter award

Leeds Business School (LBS) has received the Small Business Charter award in recognition of its engagement and activity to support SMEs, and their strong ties and rewarding links with a wide range of stakeholders. The Small Business Charter is an award developed by Lord Young, the Department for…

EU referendum result: Chartered ABS response

24 June, 2016 In light of the EU referendum result we will watch with interest the impact on areas of concern for our member business schools. We will lobby government to ensure the best possible outcome for our members should Britain’s exit from the European Union affect the following areas:…

New interactive format for Academic Journal Guide 2015

The Academic Journal Guide 2015 has been re-issued in an online interactive format. The new format provides users with the ability to sort fields and offers a much improved search functionality. It will allow users to easily find journals and to look at the tables in ways that suit them.Key features…

Changes to the Small Business Charter

Over the past couple of months deans from SBC awarding holding schools were invited to discuss their thoughts and gain input into the future direction of the Small Business Charter. These discussions built on and fed into proposals under review by the Management Board, and we are now in a position…

Higher Education White Paper: Chartered ABS response

In response to the Government's Higher Education White Paper, published today, Anne Kiem, Chief Executive of the Chartered Association of Business Schools said: "We support the Government’s focus on quality. British business schools provide some of the best teaching and research in the world. It…

Times Higher Education Business School of the Year Award

Entries for the Times Higher Education Business School of the Year Award are now open. Click here to enter now. Deadline: Wednesday 29th June. This award acknowledges outstanding business school performance each academic year. It is open to all business schools in the UK, including those situated…

Update on new Learning and Development Opportunities for Professional Managers

As one of their key strategic aims, the Professional Managers’ Steering Committee (PMSC) has committed to producing new learning and development opportunities for professional managers in business schools. After an extensive consultation, culminating in the Annual Conference which took place at…