School of Business and Law

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Organic Kitchen pitching at The Tiger's Pen

Business students pitch to local entrepreneurs at The Tiger’s Pen

The Tiger’s Pen is a unique opportunity for students to practise their pitches and get valuable feedback from local business leaders about their business ideas. The concept was founded by Sonny Cutting from the Sussex Business Show, who each year dedicates his time to hosting the event with the School of Business and Law. This…

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Andrew Grantham and Laura Gelder Robertson

Sustainable business practices workshop

Local business leaders joined us for an afternoon of learning how to build a more sustainable future for their businesses. The sustainability workshop was led by ecopreneur and climate coach – Laura Gelder Robertson, and local sustainability author and one of our business lecturers – Andrew Grantham. “This carbon mission is primarily about resilience. We’re…

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Lecturer Asher Rospigliosi and BBC presenter Hannah Fry

Principal lecturer interviewed on BBC’s The Secret Genius of Modern Life

Principal lecturer in the School of Business and Law, Asher Rospigliosi, appeared on BBC Two’s The Secret Genius of Modern Life last night. In this episode of The Secret Genius of Modern Life (series one, episode two), BBC presenter Hannah Fry explored the technology behind food delivery apps such as Deliveroo and Just Eat. E-commerce…

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Crown Office Row, Brighton award winners group photo

Celebrating our class of 2022 graduates

On Tuesday 26 July we celebrated our School of Business and Law class of 2022 graduates. Their graduation ceremony was held at the Brighton Centre, opposite the iconic West Pier on the seafront. We then welcomed our graduates to continue the celebrations with us at the Old Ship Hotel. Here we held our Awards for…

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Veronica Povey gives keynote speech to students and staff in Elm House

Women in Leadership: Finance Director at Ministry of Defence inspires students and staff

On Wednesday 29 June our students and staff were joined by Veronica Povey, Finance Director (Head Office and Strategic Programmes) at the Ministry of Defence, as part of our Women in Leadership Series. The event was hosted in Elm House, the School of Business and Law’s new home on our Moulsecoomb campus, and kicked off with…

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students and businesses at the fair

Placements and Employability Fair

The Employability and Placements Team were delighted to hold the first in-person event for two years this week.   The Placements and Employability Fair took place in Elm House Atrium and was the last event of our Employability Week.   The fair was attended by recruiters from local and regional businesses who were offering opportunities…

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Business students presenting at Tigers Pen

Brighton business students impress judges in ‘The Tiger’s Pen’

University of Brighton’s business students have served up a host of new business pitches to  leading local business experts at an event dubbed The Tiger’s Pen. The brainchild of Sonny Cutting, Founder and Event Director of the Sussex Business Show (part of Network Express), this local take on TV’s The Dragons’ Den is designed to…

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Tigers on the hunt in Brighton

On 11 January, the Tiger’s Pen will be launching a special edition at University of Brighton, where Business Management BSc and International Business Management BSc  students will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges associated with The Tiger’s Pen, the Sussex Business Show, and the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce. The Sussex Business Show, part…

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Energy crisis: creating lots of small suppliers was always a bad idea – now taxpayers will foot the bill

Lawrence Haar, University of Brighton A handful of small energy suppliers in the UK have collapsed in recent weeks because they have been caught out by the massive rise in wholesale gas and electricity prices – and dozens more are in danger of going the same way. If they fail, the government is hoping that…

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Lit gas ring

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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