Business services

Glasgow School for Business and Society offers consultancy, research and knowledge transfer services to business and public sector organisations through our academic experts, commercial centres and research institutes.

If you are a business, an organisation or an individual professional we can offer services and support to help you achieve your goals.

Our extensive industry client base ensures that we remain commercially relevant and connected with the latest business developments. We work with leading companies including Marks and Spencer, Arcadia Group, Santander, SSE and Transnet Freight Rail.

We will work closely with you to:

Our areas of expertise

Tap into the knowledge and research base of our academic experts:

Our facilities

We offer a range of industry-standard facilities, ensuring our graduates have the highest levels of professional training. Organisations and industry professionals can take advantage of these unique facilities.

  • Fashion Factory: Our purpose-built studio is equipped with contemporary industrial machinery used for the design and production of fashion items including an industry-standard computer-aided design system for fashion and textile design, pattern making and retail merchandising.
  • Audio/Video Studio: Our dedicated studio facilities for video and audio production offer training using digital equipment. Industry-standard facilities including our new, purpose-built multimedia newsroom to produce television and radio news output.
  • Communications and media laboratory: A digital mass-media facility created to support the delivery of high-quality research. This is focused on key areas of contemporary popular culture.


Our academic experts have considerable expertise across a wide range of themes and are available to:

  • Investigate business problems
  • Consumer behaviour analysis
  • Develop processes and products
  • Facilitate workshops
  • Develop policy

Cross-disciplinary collaboration

A key part of our research output, we have a number of innovative cross-disciplinary centres that specialise in conducting economically and socially relevant research.

  • Moffat Centre The UK's largest university-based consultancy and research centre for tourism and travel market research and business development.
  • WISE Centre for Economic Justice The WISE research centre aims to promote and make visible women’s contributions and to boost Scotland’s economy through high-quality research, consultancy and knowledge transfer activities.
  • Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health The centre aims to transform the lives of the poorest through research examining the relationship between social business and health improvement.


For more information or to start a project contact: Professor John Lennon, Glasgow School for Business and Society at T: +44 (0)141 331 8405 or E: