Blog: Business

A pile of books in a whirlwind shape

Simon Peter Nadeem, Supply Chain Improvement PHD candidate, discusses whether access to academic research should be free and open access.

Person overlooking mountain and city after walking up it

To mark World Tourism Day, Peter Wiltshier, Lecturer in Tourism and Spa at the University of Derby, discusses how, with the help of communities, people can help keep tourism alive.

Lots of brands in Times Square New York

Maria Potempski, Lecturer in Marketing and PR at the University of Derby, explains her top tips to maintaining your reputation when crisis strikes.

Business  suit and tie

Craig Keegan, Sport Performance Manager at the University, shares his knowledge of an athlete's mindset in the business world and how to find a way to win.

EU flag

As Theresa May signs the letter that will formally begin the UK’s departure from the European Union, Duncan Marson, Lecturer in Tourism and Spa, discusses the impact it will have on the tourism industry both in the UK and abroad.

Student on a laptop taking notes

Ever thought about setting up your own business? Bev Crighton, Employer Engagement Lead, gives 10 top tips for budding entrepreneurs.

Bank notes and coins

Today (March 8, 2017), Philip Hammond delivered his first Budget as Chancellor. Here, Melanie Powell and Eugene Michaels, both Lecturers in Economics at the University of Derby, explain exactly what it means.

Professional chef posing for photo

Chris Jones, former professional chef and inspirational teacher in Hospitality and Culinary Management, shares his experiences and stories to be successful.

Electrical circuit board

Phil Burton-Cartledge, Course Director of Law and Social Sciences and Lecturer in Sociology, looks at the future world of work, what this means for the labour market, and how individuals can prepare.

Derby Silk Mill in the dark

The story of Derby Silk Mill began in 1717 when John Lombe travelled to Piedmont to learn the closely-guarded secrets of the Italian silk industry.