Category Archives: Financial services

Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, consumer finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government sponsored enterprises.

Brexit and the implications for Britain after voting to leave the EU

Posted by on Thursday, June 30, 2016

Brexit and the loss of meaning Last Thursday’s referendum saw a seismic change in the business environment. In the United Kingdom we have become accustomed to stability. At the most basic level an analysis of any business environment starts with PESTLE; political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental factors. We have become accustomed to technology as a driver for change in… Read More »

As part of a technology university, Bradford School of Management can be a global leader

Posted by on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

I was delighted when I heard that Bradford has become a technology university. As the world’s leaders are struggling to manage the impact of technology – is this an opportunity for the University of Bradford School of Management to lead the world in helping business leaders create strategies and manage for the future? Management teams… Read More »

How do businesses regain their appetite for risk?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Dr David Spicer is Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer in Organizational Change at Bradford University School of Management where he lectures in the areas of change management and organisational behaviour on undergraduate, postgraduate and executive programmes.

Businesses and universities working together – a model example?

Posted by on Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Guest blog by Michael Wall, managing director of Beaumont Robinson, independent financial advisers. Last September, John Cridland of the CBI urged universities and businesses to work more closely together.  This has long been a wish of the government – the fact that the universities minister sits within the Department for Business, Industry and Skills demonstrates… Read More »

Can academic research influence government policy?

Posted by on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jacoub has completed an MSc in Global Finance and Banking at Bradford University’s School of Management and is working with the Palestinian Monetary Authority (PMA) to develop plans to reestablish a single Palestinian currency, the Palestinian pound. Currently, Palestinians use three currencies – the US dollar, the Jordanian dinar and the Israeli Shekel. I am… Read More »

Why being a mature student can help you get ahead

Posted by on Thursday, July 11, 2013

Student accounting ambassador Mahmoona Begum is in her second year of a BSc Accountancy and Finance degree. Earlier this year, she wrote an award winning essay. Here she shares her journey on studying for a degree as a mature student. It’s amazing to think that eight years ago, I was working in a solicitor’s office… Read More »

Why Do a Masters? Five things To Think About!

Posted by on Monday, June 17, 2013

Some might consider it random that I have ended up doing an MSc in Global Finance and Banking when my degree was in computer science. However, my reasons were two-fold. First of all, my father was a banker and secondly, I want to help stabilise the economic climate in my country.        … Read More »