What actually makes a good job for frontline workers?

Since COVID-19, the recruitment of staff into frontline, public-facing roles, has been massively challenging. The reasons for this are likely numerous and in many cases difficult to establish. But what is clear is that the businesses that are coping better, that are retaining staff or growing their teams, are offering good jobs and good experiences…

NORWICH BUSINESS SCHOOL JOINS HIGHLY ACCLAIMED SMALL BUSINESS CHARTER

Small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the region are set to benefit from even greater support in developing their businesses, following the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) Norwich Business School (NBS) being accredited with the prestigious Small Business Charter (SBC). The accolade is in recognition of its expertise in supporting small businesses, student entrepreneurship, and the local…

Launch of the new Evolve Workplace Wellbeing online toolkit

Norwich Business School at the University of East Anglia and research colleagues at RAND Europe have just launched a toolkit of free, evidence-informed workplace wellbeing resources to help businesses evolve their workplace wellbeing approach and thrive. Dr Helen Fitzhugh explains how there is something useful for every manager and HR professional in the toolkit, however…

UEA BUSINESS SOCIETY – END OF YEAR REVIEW

It is fair to say that I thought I would be delivering this review of the year at our end of year business ball surrounded by all my fellow students, great committee and NBS staff. The reality is a little different, however I am still proud that the society has been able to deliver social…

Competing in the CISI Educational Trust Awards 2021

Thanks to the NBS, I was successfully interviewed by world renown financiers and won two professional awards. Less than two years ago, Pr. Yifan Chen established the partnership with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), a leading global professional body for financial services practitioners. Since then, UEA students have been able to benefit…

CIM/UEA Marketing Club, 25/02/2021 — Every Brand Needs a Point

The second webinar of this academic year hosted by CIM Greater London took place on the 25th of February 2021. The webinar started with Phil Preston, the CIM Volunteer Partnership Manager, briefly introducing the CIM Marketing Club, Graduate Gateway programme, and encouraging students to sign up for the newsletter designed to support their studies and…

Going Digital in a Post Covid World: As customers change the way they buy, businesses should change the way they do business

Carola Valente, UEA alumna (BSc Business Management, 2016) and Strategic Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners Dr Graham Manville, Associate Professor, Zayed University, UAE & Visiting Scholar at University of East Anglia The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the subsequent lockdowns and the compulsory use of protective masks, have significantly impacted the way in which customers conduct their…

Graduates of Global Distinction Part 14: Pete Waterman, Chartered Accountant, Deloitte

Since 2016, Norwich Business School has showcased more than a dozen inspirational alumni from across our degree programmes that have excelled in various career disciplines. No. 14 is Pete Waterman who graduated in 2015 from BSc Accounting and Finance, joined Grant Thornton Norwich and now works for Deloitte in London. In 2019, Pete became a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered…

Joining the Executive MBA was daunting, but I quickly hit my stride.

You already know the benefits that come from studying an MBA. But committing to study alongside work and other commitments is a big step, and many students worry that their academic skills will be out-of-date. Here at UEA we fully understand the pressures that studying can bring, which is why we’re committed to making sure…

NBS MBA Internship – Gunjan Talwar

How did you hear about the internship programme at UEA? Through Career Central, during the interview process, I was informed about that hiring would be through UE Internship Programme. At that point, I had limited knowledge about UEA Internship Programme and I booked an appoint with the Career Hub to gather more information about it….