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Pictured of Dr Clifford Conway, Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade
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Lecturer encourages Sussex business exports

Dr Clifford Conway on behalf of University of Brighton’s Business School attended the Sussex International Trade Forum (SITF) with some of his fellow committee members Ana Christie Chief Executive, Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Lev Denker, Trade Advisor for Dept of International Trade. The role of the SITF committee is to plan and run events…

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A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime.

Paragraph 322(5): what the Home Office uses to refuse highly skilled migrants leave to remain in Britain

Jo Wilding is a PhD student, A protest outside the Home Office in early May against the immigration regime. Global Justice Now/flickr, CC BY   Amid the many recent criticisms of the British Home Office have come reports that “at least 1,000 highly skilled migrants” have been refused indefinite leave to remain in the UK. They…

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A student perspective: MSc Management International Study Visit

“I completed my previous studies in Thailand, so when I came to Brighton University for the MSc Management course, I was excited by the opportunity to join the one-week international study visit to France.  I must say I had a really great time visiting Strasbourg with my supportive professors and classmates. “I discovered that Strasbourg…

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Tania Murphy on soft skills and industrial placements

Tania Murphy graduated from Brighton Business School with a BA in Business Studies in 2009. She explains how this experience led her to her current role as a Credit Analyst for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Being a Brighton Business School graduate has been the biggest professional blessing in my career. The curriculum and…

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Joel Sampson on embracing new cultures and experiences and challenging the status quo

Joel graduated in 2012 with a degree in International Business from the University of Brighton Business School. Now Joel is enjoying a career as a Program Manager for STG Aerospace. “I am proud to be a Brighton Business School Graduate because

Oliver Watson on teamwork and going the extra mile

Oliver Watson graduated from Brighton Business School in 2016 with a degree in Business Management with Economics. “I’m proud to be a Brighton Business School graduate because of the support system that the school offers. Final year was tough, and at times I thought that I may not graduate at all. But, with the encouraging…

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If the Brexit-addicted government were a small business it wouldn’t last a year

Paul Levy, University of Brighton The march towards Brexit seems relentless. Theresa May urged people to vote to stay in the EU but she knows the political cost of rowing back back from the referendum result at this stage. When a High Court judgement appeared to put a spanner in the works, the prime minister…

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Immigrants told to leave UK face huge hike in fees to appeal decisions

Jo Wilding, University of Brighton Immigrants appealing through the courts for a right to remain in the UK will soon face a huge increase in procedural costs after the government announced fee hikes of over 500% for some types of appeal through the immigration and asylum tribunals.

White men hit hardest by the effects of unemployment

Dr Carolina Zuccotti, research fellow and Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly, Head of CROME*, recently analysed 2001 census data on 57, 385 people aged 16-19 in England and Wales to study the long-term effects of unemployment on young people of different ethnicity.

On small earthquakes in Sussex

By Kevin Turner, Principal Lecturer, Brighton Business School The controversial technique called hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’ has transformed US oil and gas output with major benefits for the economy and particularly manufacturing industry. A recent report by the consultancy IHS cited in The Economist [1] predicts a $533 billion boost to US GDP by 2025…

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