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Three days is still too long to hold pregnant women in immigration detention

It’s been two years since a coalition of lobbying groups in the UK successfully challenged Home Office policy on the immigration detention of pregnant women. 

26th July 2018
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Sign-up for free short courses aimed at business professionals

Our MBA alumni have the chance to pilot two new three-week short courses for free from September – and we only want your feedback in exchange!

25th July 2018

Student shadows praise their day out in the Faculty

The University’s informal student shadowing initiative saw Spanish internal auditor German Yanez and aspiring journalist Ana Chowdry recently spend the day with academic Dr Terry O’Sullivan.

10th July 2018

The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

During this Breakfast Briefing on 19 June 2018, Dr Peter Bloom, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies and Head of the Department for People and Organisations at The Open University Business School, gave his thoughts on the Future of Work in relation to the widely-predicted 'fourth industrial revolution'.

9th July 2018
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Day 129, Year of #Mygration: Developing Social Capital in a New Home Town

Recent social and political events (i.e. Brexit, government policies) have affected media’s representations of migrants by either demonizing them or victimizing them. However, an important fact often overlooked is the economic contribution that migrants offer to the host country.

9th July 2018

Helping fraud prevention and protection in UN children’s charity

The Executive Dean of The Open University Business School has addressed a UNICEF event in the Czech Republic on how to detect and prevent fraud.

4th July 2018
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Student and Alumni Achievement Awards 2018

The Open University Business School (OUBS) celebrated its highest achieving students and the alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to an organisation or to society at its annual awards ceremony in Milton Keynes.

29th June 2018
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‘Small is beautiful’ as Centre undertakes major research on the value of smaller charities

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL) based at The Open University Business School launched research at a high-profile event in London at the start of Small Charities Week.

28th June 2018
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The OU Investment Simulator has two decades in three weeks!

The Open University Investment Simulator is a new online tool developed by The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance.

21st June 2018

All views needed for Menopause in the Workplace study

We have been working with a range of organisations to address the menopause taboo and implement changes in workplaces. But we still know very little about how people feel about menopause at work, who is affected and how.

21st June 2018

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