Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize Winning economist, emphasises the importance of productivity by stating that “productivity isn’t everything, in the long run it is almost everything”. Unfortunately, UK businesses are not doing well with respect to productivity. Poor productivity is one of the biggest challenges facing UK nowadays. Low productivity is a problem for the […]Read more "Productivity isn’t everything?"
Over the past few weeks the headlines have been dominated by the second, largest construction group; Carillion going into liquidation. As part of the Accounting team at the university; It got me thinking how is this possible? How do such large companies experience the decline and problems that Carillion are now experiencing which are hugely […]Read more "Construction giant goes into liquidation"
The Accounting and Finance students who are currently on a placement year came for a guided tour of the new Business School, which is in the process of being built at the Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester. The students will be returning to the university in September to complete their final year in this exciting and innovative new building. Archan […]Read more "Placement Students tour new building"
We are happy to confirm arrangements for this year’s level six Accounting trip to the London on Wednesday 24th January 2018. A guided walking tour of the City of London is planned when we arrive . This two hour excursion in the company of professional tour guides takes us through time from the beginnings of […]Read more "Accounting trip to London"
Students from the Law and Accounting teams went head-to-head in an International themed quiz. Rounds included international flags and landmarks, name the song, general knowledge and a devilishly difficult Christmas round. Winners of the wooden spoon were the group ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ (Level 5 Law students, Harry, Shauna, Kate and Hannah), whilst […]Read more "Law and Accounting Christmas Quiz"
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get to know PwC better at in a virtual session – we’ll say the time, you say the place. You’ll discover why PwC’s the first choice for a career in business; why students have voted us number one in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey since 2004 and why, […]Read more "PWC Undergraduate opportunity"