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Spotlighting potential consumer risks from new energy retail companies

Earlier this month it was announced that two UK energy suppliers, PfP Energy and MoneyPlus Energy, were ceasing to trade, leaving 100,000 homes without an energy supplier. Ofgem, the industry regulator, will choose a new supplier for all the customers affected, but Dr Lawrence Haar argues that flaws in the business model of many new…

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Starting your course in 2021?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Belong at Brighton…

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Our new home

We’re excited to announce that Elm House, the new home for the School of Business and Law, is complete and ready for the new academic year. As you can see from the images below it’s going to be an exciting place to study. You can learn more about the exciting developments on the Big Build…

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The Hidden Racism in Economics: a guest lecture with Professor John Komlos

Recently students and staff welcomed Professor John Komlos via Zoom on the topic of Hidden Racism in Economics. The talk was not just focused on economics, but looked at how discrimination harms people’s livelihoods and economies, and how freeing the world of bias would help address many challenges to society and the global economy. Professor Komlos…

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COVID-safe tour for logistics students at Shoreham Port

On 4 November just before the second lockdown some of our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc students visited Shoreham Port for a COVID-safe tour, accompanied by tutors Peter McCullen, Clare Millington and Despoina Kanellou. Engineering Manager Brian Rousell started the tour showing a recently completed commercial building. He explained that there are three main income…

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Starting your course in 2020?

You’re going to have a brilliant time here and we can’t wait to meet you! To help you feel like you already Belong at Brighton our students and staff have created some information so you can get to know your school before you join us in the autumn. We’ll also be in touch over the summer…

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Brighton professor devises cryptocurrency rating system

A rating system to help investors find the most profitable cryptocurrency is about to be launched following breakthrough research by a University of Brighton professor. ‘The Bridge’ was devised by Professor Andros Gregoriou, Professor of Finance at the University’s Brighton Business School, be applied to over 5,000 cryptocurrencies to identify the most profitable ones for…

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Economic pain from coronavirus could be “deep rooted” and “long lasting”

University of Brighton finance expert Dr Rob Hayward has warned the road to economic recovery will be bumpy, ahead of lockdown easing this Saturday. With pubs, cafes, restaurants, cinemas and museums among the establishments permitted to reopen (with restrictions) on 4 July, there is a chance for businesses to attempt to get back on track…

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Low income families footing the bill for renewable energy

The financial burden of investing in renewable energy is falling on those less well off, according to our Senior Lecturer, Dr Lawrence Haar. At a time when the UK has seen a large rise in the number of people claiming unemployment benefit during the first full month of the coronavirus lockdown, Dr Haar, Senior Lecturer…

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Brighton Business School students dominate Santander Ideas Competition

A new online platform that helps researchers to plan, conduct and analyse research has scooped a £1,500 prize. The Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition was won by Robert Otim, a recent Product Design graduate. Robert’s idea ‘Pipette’ was developed while working in the data and analytics industry. In second place was our very own Brighton Business School student, Mathew Dixon…

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