The Association of Business Schools is the voice for the UK’s Business Schools and independent Management Colleges and sets the agenda for business and management education in the UK within an increasingly international environment. It develops influential policies and promotes, communicates and lobbies on these at local, regional, national and international levels as appropriate.

Small Business Charter applications open

The Small Business Charter team are welcoming new applicants through a new and improved application process. If you would like to register your interest and find out more, please contact Marion Gaskell,

Building Leadership Capacity for Business Schools – A collection of thought pieces on leadership in business schools

On 8 October 2014, the Association of Business Schools held its second annual ‘business school leadership pipeline’ workshop. This generated a series of thought pieces that we have compiled for wider dissemination.

Association of Business Schools hosts its biggest ever Annual Conference: review and video links

Our annual conference welcomed delegates over a two day period and offered attendees the opportunity to discuss global trends and their impact on business schools.

Latest News

REF 2014: Analysis of UK Business Schools' performance

Further analysis on REF data from the Association of Business Schools. 
18/12/2014 | more...

UK business schools call to address research funding imbalance following successful REF results

Read our full statement on the REF 
18/12/2014 | more...

‘Wisdom of the Crowds’ results: Live survey from Annual Conference 2014

Here are the results from the multiple choice survey.
15/12/2014 | more...

Call for applications for Association of Business Schools Fellowships

We will be accepting proposals for two Fellowship opportunities. 
08/12/2014 | more...