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London is World’s Top City Finds Knight Frank Study

Finance News has reported that London has taken the crown back from New York in an annual ranking of the world’s top cities for the wealthy, despite concerns about Brexit affecting its attractiveness. The UK capital topped property agency Knight Frank’s City Wealth Index, published as...

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Brexit – Why Firms Might Go Dutch

Brexit or no Brexit, the world is truly a global market place. Competition to attract inward investment into cities and countries has never been more frenetic for city mayors, business forums (such as Chambers of Commerce) and national business ministers. One of the starkest stories of...

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Grim Headlines for Business in 2019?

Contrary to what doomsayers tell us, good business practices can mean that companies flourish in unstable business environments. Well-run oil majors, defence companies, tech firms, eco-car manufacturers, investment houses (not just those betting on shorts), have all extracted healthy profits, or sustainable capacity expansion from...

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Students Give GBS High-Five for ‘Good Practice’

  The Student Representative Committee for Undergraduate Programmes at GBS has identified five areas of ‘good practice’ during their recent review. Areas of good practice include: Support of dedicated Programme Managers for each course Allocation of Personal Tutors for each GBS student Formative (informal) assessment and...

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What is the ‘Enhancement’ of Student Learning Activities’?

Colleges and universities are often rightly asked by quality assurance agencies to explain their student learning activities and how we can improve learning experiences? Such initiatives are often referred to in our trade as ‘academic enhancement’ It is an excellent question though. Just sometimes, under the anxious...

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‘Global Valuation Olympiad’ Won By German University

An annual competition run each year for business students, hosted at the London-based Global Banking School (GBS), has seen a German University claim the top prize. "This year’s final saw ten teams from around the world visit our London campus and provide detailed presentations about how...

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