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ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 1

December 10 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 1

In this first part of a two-part article aimed at students of the ACCA F8 paper, Paul Merison illustrates the differences between control tests and substantive tests and explains how audit tests are aimed at testing the assertions in the financial statements …

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10 Fun Tips to Passing ACCA Exams

December 09 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

10 Fun Tips to Passing ACCA Exams

One of the reasons many people avoid revision is that it can be perceived as boring! However, that couldn’t be further from the truth, as we asked students and alumni of LSBF to share with us their most unique and fun revision tips.

From chewing and digesting revision notes to having five-minute dance sessions in-between completing past paper questions, here’s what they had to say … 

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What is Asset Recovery? – Part 2

December 06 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What is Asset Recovery? – Part 2

‘Asset Recovery’ is a multi-faceted term that could entail many a meaning. In the last of this two-part series on this subject, Jonathan Price explains what ‘Asset Recovery’ is by taking a closer look at the Costa Concordia case …http://blog.lsbf.org.uk/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

 

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What is Asset Recovery? – Part 1

December 05 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What is Asset Recovery? – Part 1

Asset Recovery’ is a multi-faceted term that could entail many a meaning. In the first of this two-part series on this subject, Jonathan Price explains what ‘Asset Recovery’ is with the example of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case …

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How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

December 03 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

Business plans are essential tools to define exactly what you want your start-up to achieve and how you will achieve it. Having produced and analysed plenty of business plans in his career, Dr Steve Priddy, Head of Research at LSBF, shared with us the key elements of a successful plan … …

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The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

November 26 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

As well as having excellent analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of the markets, finance professionals often faced with the challenge of delivering presentations. Be it a pitch presentation, a sales review, or just a team meeting presentation for a small audience, being prepared is always the secret for a successful presentation.

We consulted  our lecturers Jonathan Price and Dave Coker – two seasoned finance experts – and asked their opinion on the best techniques on how to ace presentations…

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Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

November 25 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

Last week, LSBF announced the five finalists of Mamba Mentors, an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to help self-starters to get their businesses off the ground. We invited Tom Simmonds, one of the finalists, to write about his company, Auderes Sport.

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Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

November 20 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

Although very popular amongst younger students, London is also a traditional destination for business executives who are looking for specialisation, a postgraduate degree and to acquire the skills needed to reach higher levels in their career ladders

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ACCA Qualification: A Step Closer To A Career In Accountancy

November 15 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

There are a large number of accountancy qualifications available worldwide. Many of them are locally recognised, but there are very few qualifications which are as widely recognised as the ACCA.

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VIDEO: LSBF’s Springboard Scholarship Aims To Groom Business Leaders Of The Future

November 13 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF recently launched the Springboard Scholarship scheme to give 50 students a chance to freeze their course fees for two years. Professor Maurits Van Rooijen speaks to us about why this presents an incredible opportunity to students.

 

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7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

November 12 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

We explore to analyse what universities can do to most effectively engage their audience via social media channels…

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LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

November 11 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

LSBF is proud to announce that we have surpassed half a million followers on our social media channels. This latest achievement combines the followers from several platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

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Five reasons to get your degree online

October 31 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Five reasons to get your degree online

With universities and independent colleges constantly increasing their online portfolio of courses, e-learning is a reality that is becoming easier and more accessible every day.

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Get the most out of your CIMA and ACCA Revision with LSBF

October 30 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Get the most out of your CIMA and ACCA Revision with LSBF

It’s that time of year again – the ACCA and CIMA exams are just around the corner.  Don’t worry. LSBF is here to help… 

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Employability at the Heart of Higher Education

October 25 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Employability at the Heart of Higher Education

Employers must engage more with universities in developing graduate skills sets.

By Nadim Choudhury

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Global Matters: More than Just a Blog

October 19 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Global Matters: More than Just a Blog

LSBF’s blog could not be just another blog. 

For the last 10 years, we have always been one step ahead when it comes to business education. From day one, we worked really hard to adopt a global mindset and offer programmes that will make a positive impact to the career goals of our students.

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