Big thank you to everybody who came to the Fancy dress Quiz at the Frog and Fiddle last week. We set the night off with a general knowledge quiz, then some unplanned, however outstanding stand up acts in between rounds. Nathan kicked it all of with some soulful Sister Act, being supported by his three nuns who […]Read more "Accounting and Finance Social"
My name is Babak Jafarizadeh and I am very happy to join the Accounting and Finance team. There is such a diverse range of interests in this department and I am excited to discuss mine with all of you. Before joining the University, I worked in the upstream Oil and Gas industry for over ten […]Read more "Dr Babak Jafarizadeh joins the team"
Accounting and Finance Lecturer Zoe New held a workshop called ‘Have you got financed covered’ at the Growth Hub yesterday. The workshop welcomed businesses from Cheltenham and Gloucester to really look at what their business objectives were and how these could be aligned with KPI’s. Zoe used Kaplan and Norton’s Balance Scorecard to get the business owners to really think about was […]Read more "Have you got finance covered?"
Our Management Accounting team got a day out to visit the London School of Economics to attend a very impressive 38th Conference for Management Accounting Research; known as (MARG). The theme this year was to discuss contemporary issues in management accounting and how the role has developed over the last twenty years. Ask yourself a […]Read more "Management Accounting Research Conference"
As our level 5 students are currently looking at the auditors role with fraud and error, the news of the Tesco scandal back in 2014 for overstating its profits by a quarter of a billion pounds has revealed this week, that the supermarket giant has agreed to pay a £129m fine to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) […]Read more "Tesco Scandal agrees £129m deal"
So, we know why it is important for the business to determine the cost of its products but students must understand how we can calculate these costs. There are several costing methods that students will learn. At level four we aim to develop the skills to be able to critically evaluate traditional absorption costing and […]Read more "Management Accounting Costing Techniques"
In the final Spring Budget before the shift to an Autumn Budget / Spring Statement, the Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday announced various changes that will impact taxes. Personal Tax The personal allowance will increase to £11,500 from April 2017, as part of the Government’s commitment to raise the personal allowance to £12,500 by 2020. The basic […]Read more "Spring Budget 2017"