July 12, 2020

Archives for March 2012

The Bottom Line

A few years ago now I found a radio programme on BBC Radio 4 that each week pulls together three senior executives from a range of different organisations to talk to a presenter Evan Davies.  The programme is a joint production between the BBC and the Open University in the UK.  The programme has grown […]

Come and visit Edinburgh Business School at Access MBA one-to-one Tour

Edinburgh Business School will be participating in several upcoming Access MBA fairs in April & May, providing potential MBA students with an opportunity to learn more about Edinburgh Business School and its programmes. Potential MBA students will be able to meet with EBS’ academic staff and admission team at events in Abu Dhabi and Dubai […]

What next for the Economics Blog?

As you know we have been trialling this Economics faculty blog since early October as part of an initiative to develop new learning technologies at EBS. We have surveyed some of you recently and the results indicate that the blog has been a resounding success. You told us that the blog not only increased the […]

Edinburgh Business School Latin America Exhibiting at QS World Grad School tour

Edinburgh Business School Latin America will be in attendance at several venues on the upcoming QS World Grad School tour. If you are interested in finding out more about Edinburgh Business School and its programmes, you can find out more by speaking with our EBS Latin America representative at any of the following: 19th March […]

Watt Club New York Tartan Day Alumni Event

The Edinburgh Business School Alumni Club in conjunction with The Watt Club, New York invite you to join them to celebrate Tartan Week at their favourite Scottish bar and restaurant. Come and meet fellow Heriot-Watt University graduates and celebrate all things Scottish. Date:      Thursday April 5, 2012 Time:      7-10pm Venue:   St Andrews Bar and Restaurant, […]

Edinburgh Business School Approved Learning Partner SBCS Celebrates 25 Years!

On February 13th, Edinburgh Business School’s Approved Learning Partner in Trinidad and Tobago, School of Business & Computer Sciences (SBCS) marked their 25th Anniversary with a celebratory Brunch, which was attended by both full-time and part-time staff. In addition to Trinidad and Tobago, SBCS also serves Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts […]

Edinburgh Business School’s Alick Kitchin and Dr. Moira Storey visit Hong Kong

EBS Business Director Alick Kitchin and Director of Quality and Standards Dr Moira Storey joined over 60 students and staff at an event organised by students in Hong Kong on 12th February to celebrate results and another successful year. Wilson Lo, chairman, and other members of the Watt Club were also in attendance. After the […]

The Business of 50 percent Tax Rates

Back in October I wrote about the problems the UK government was having with the 50p tax rate in my post, “A Taxing Question”. At the time I said that “Those for the policy claim that the rate brings in much-needed revenues that help to reduce the size of the budget deficit. Leading Liberal Democrats […]