The Financial Times and Schroders Business Book of the Year 2024

The Financial Times and Schroders Business Book of the Year is a prestigious annual award that recognises the most outstanding business books, judged for their compelling and enjoyable insights into modern business. 

The collaboration brings together two significant institutions with a shared passion: recognising groundbreaking research and thought.

Schroders is proud to be part of a process that celebrates some of today's best authors and thinkers, helping to put their work in front of our clients and global audiences.

Key dates

22 April

Submissions open

31 May

First submission deadline

30 June

Final submission deadline

19 August

Longlist announcement

17 September

Shortlist announcement livestreamed from New York

9 December

Award ceremony at The Peninsula London

"The authors and their books inevitably grapple with many of the world's biggest challenges – something which is fundamental also to our role in looking after clients' money.”

Peter Harrison

Group Chief Executive

The Financial Times and Schroders Business Book of the Year 2024

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Don't miss the FT's coverage of the award, including summaries of the shortlisted books as they are announced. The FT's dedicated pages also feature previous years' winning books and include reviews, author interviews and insights on the judges and the judging process.

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Watch this video about last year's ceremony

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