It continues to be true that strong English proficiency can have a positive impact on your job prospects and salary. Those who are able to use English in the working environment will be able to deal with a wide range of people from a variety of backgrounds. It will also give you more confidence that you can be flexible and handle a whole range of unexpected situations.

The English Department offers a number of courses in the undergraduate programme that help students to become more efficient in this area. Topics include: English for Professionals, English for Marketing and others.

The article below, from HBR/ EF describes the advantages of being able to use business English effectively.