Blog: Business

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.

Valerie Todd delivering a lecture at the University of Derby

Kelly Tyler traces the successful career of Valerie Todd, who was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2013 from the University of Derby.

Online MBA Global graduate, Thobekile Ncube, is in her early sixties and her goal is to retire with a PhD. She shares her experience of studying online, the impact her studies have had on her life and her top tips for new online students.