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.

New Chief Executive appointed to the Association of Business Schools

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Kiem as our new Chief Executive. Anne joins the Association from her position as the Chief Executive of the Institute of Financial Services.

Small Business Charter applications open now

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

Senior Management appointments and updates

We provide you with further moves and vacancies across the business school network
13/11/2014 | more...

Reach students and graduates of Middle East origin – Member Offer

We’ve secured members of the Association of Business Schools a special discount to promote to prospective students in the Middle East
13/11/2014 | more...

Growth Voucher initiative launched nationwide by Small Business Charter business schools

A consortium of  six Small Business Charter business schools announces their team up with the Government’s Growth Voucher programme 
15/10/2014 | more...

Destination anywhere: how business students decide where to study

Hobsons takes a look at some of the factors influencing the decision-making process of prospective business students.
15/10/2014 | more...