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Cathy Newman

We need to celebrate Brilliant Women More Often

We were delighted to welcome Cathy Newman to open the 2019-20 Leeds Business School guest lecture series this year.

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The Independent Food and Drink Academy turns to the topic of Recruiting Staff and Keeping Them

We were very proud to host the third Independent Food and Drink Academy quarterly event, this time based around on the topic of Recruitment and Retention.

Small Business Charter

An entrepreneurial celebration at the House of Lords

The Small Business Charter Summer Reception at the House of Lords provided an opportunity to hear about how business schools and small businesses are working together to benefit our society and economy.

01/07/19
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Re-launch of the Independent Food and Drink Academy

Olga Munroe, Head of the Retail Institute at Leeds Business School welcomed business leaders, academics and others to the re-launch of the Independent Food and Drink Academy (IFDA).

Charlotte Valeur

It's a matter of balance

Leeds Business School Guest Speaker Series welcomed Charlotte Valeur, recently appointed Chair of the Institute of Directors who talked about the importance of balance and the value of a perspective that blends together social, economic and environmental dynamics, spatial dimensions and the nature of power at various levels of society and organisations.

Will Holman

The Economy in 2019 and Beyond - 5 Key Takeaways

In the first Leeds Business School Guest Lecture of 2019 sponsored by Yorkshire Bank, Will Holman one of the Bank of England’s two representatives in Yorkshire provided some significant insights into the state of the economy ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Pioneering business mentoring in Europe

“A mentor helps people to get where they really want to go.”

Small Business Charter

Incubators and accelerators Small Business Charter Showcase Event

Professor George Lodorfos, Dean of Leeds Business School (LBS) welcomed fifty participants from universities in the UK to a Small Business Charter showcase event exploring University incubators and accelerators held at Cloth Hall Court in Leeds.

The Retail Institute at BAMA Innovation Day 2018

The Retail Institute was invited to attend the British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) Innovation Day at the Royal Armouries on 17 May 2018. 

31/07/18

Where next for Integrated Reporting

Earlier this year, we were delighted to welcome Professor David Welbourn, an associate of our Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility and to hear his analysis, thoughts and insights on the future effects of population growth, climate change and urbanisation.

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Business Schools: Fit for the Future?

For three days in May, we were delighted to welcome senior representatives from business schools in 17 countries across the globe to the 2017 Annual Conference of the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) hosted at the Rose Bowl.

Small Family Businesses: a key to economic resilience and sustainability

A report published earlier this year by the Institute for Family Businesses highlights the importance of family busineses to the UK economy. There are over 4.5 million of them in the UK, employing over 12 million people and contributing £460 billion to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

14/06/17
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Transformative technologies and their application within financial services

At a recent guest lecture in the Rose Bowl, Chris Sier, Envoy of the Northern Powerhouse, provided a wake-up call to organisations operating in the Financial Services sector.

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