Before joining the University, I worked in finance for over 25 years. I became a Partner of St. James’s Place Wealth Management in 2003 and ran my own successful practice in Cheltenham providing financial advice to high net worth individuals. In 2018 I decided to take a change of direction and I joined the University to […]Read more "The Finance team welcomes Clair"
The question of audit being fit for purpose raises its ugly head yet again with the recent collapse of Carillion plc. Does this doubt rest simply with the entire audit concept, or should it question the methodologies employed in audit as contributing to the problem? The Independent newspaper (2018) reported that Carillion plc was […]Read more "Auditors hit the headlines again!"
Assistant Financial Accountant Placement Students Click on the link for Accounting and Finance opportunity!Read more "Accounting and Finance Graduate Opportunity"
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"