School of Business and Law

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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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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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Student entrepreneurs launch online marketplace

Three University of Brighton students have created and launched the Uniimarket app – a buy and sell platform for peers at the institution. Co-founders Ben Brooks and Anmol Mangat are both graduating this year studying BSc(Hons) Business Management, with Brighton Law LLB(Hons) graduate Ehab Ahmad, acting as a shareholder. Originally formed as part of module…

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Subject explorer online event – 13 May

Join us to see what it is like to study accounting, finance, business, economics, marketing, tourism, events and law at university. Book your place now  Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students in the subject you are interested in. The event will have an…

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Adapting final year modules for online study

Final year students on our Business Management BSc(Hons) courses are expected to design and manage Development Centres as part of their module: Managing and Developing People. This acitvity usually takes place face to face in our Cockcroft Hall on our Moulsecoomb campus but this year, due to the pandemic and the need to move all…

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Student shares fantastic insights into his internship

Final year Business Management student Georges Nikolic shared some fantastic insights into his internship with Dr. Hasan Gilani.  George’s internship is at The Borgen Project that focuses on global poverty and hunger and he is one of 5% of people who got through the recruitment process. The scope of the internship ranges from HR, journalism,…

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Creative teaching and teaching creativity

As we continue to offer blended-learning to our students, two of our undergraduate lecturers, Midgie Thompson and Paul Levy have introduced an innovative approach to engaging students studying our second-year optional module, Creativity in Enterprise. Pre-Covid, this module was delivered in the traditional way of the lecturers sharing knowledge and experience in the classroom. With reduced…

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Students seeking local business projects

We’re looking for local businesses who would benefit from free insight from our enthusiastic and innovative teams of students. As part of their final module, our students can help your business with marketing-related projects such as expansion plans, competitor analysis or promoting a new service/product. If this is something that you think your business could…

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