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

ifs University College becomes The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Following approval from the Privy Council, ifs University College has officially changed its name to The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

RAU tops the league for carbon reductions for second year running

The RAU has been placed first out of all English universities for its decrease of carbon emissions.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…