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 Ian McNaught,

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.

ABS Annual Conference 2015 - First speaker announced

We are delighted to announce that the Association of Business Schools’ Annual Conference will take place on 9-10 November 2015, in Manchester

General Election 2015: Party Positions

As part of our lobbying with our "Manifesto for Growth", we have put questions towards three political party spokespeople concerning their position on immigration and international students. 


Latest News

2015 General Election - Election update from James Newhall

James Newhall gives us an update on the General Election trends. 
30/04/2015 | more...

ABS offers condolences for University of Liverpool Management School Director Prof. Michael McKenzie

16/04/2015 | more...

General Election 2015- Analysis from James Newhall

Our Projects and Governance manager James Newhall offers some insights and analysis for the General Election 2015. 
13/04/2015 | more...

Monthly update from our CEO Anne Kiem

13/04/2015 | more...