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Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, ACCA, LSBF’s awarding body, has made the decision to cancel the June exam session. See the list cof countries affected and what to expect.Read more >>
Coronavirus disease- 2019 or COVID-19 is the latest epidemic to spark alarm throughout the world. First detected in Wuhan, China in December 2019, it has since spread to multiple countries throughout the world including Japan, Italy, the UK, the USA and Iran.Read more >>
You may be concerned about the stories in the news regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you wish to know more about the current situation, the government guidance and everything related to your ACCA campus classes please read this post.
Accountancy as a profession has evolved a lot since the first accounting records were found dating back to over seven thousand years ago in Mesopotamia. The profession is not limited to tallying columns of financial data on paper anymore—the modern accountant can act as a financial manager, economic policy maker or even a marketing manager.Read more >>
Microsoft Excel functions are easy to understand and use, which has added to its popularity and widespread usage in the business world. For a working professional, proficiency in Excel is imperative in order to analyse, sort and present data. Learn more about the top 5 Excel functions.Read more >>
During revision, students can learn to apply their knowledge to exam questions, but most importantly, they gain exam technique on how to make sure they finish within the allocated time limit.Read more >>
What is the secret behind Theano’s amazing success story? She left Greece aged 23 and moved to London in pursuit of new career challenges. Currently part-qualified and studying for the Strategic Business Leader exam, Theano shares with us what got her to the shortlist of the prestigious PQ Magazine Awards in 2020.Read more >>
Many years ago, I set an ACCA Management Accounting exam. One sitting, I decided to test inventory control, First in, First Out (FiFO) and Last in, First Out (LiFO) etc. and how management accounting should reflect how inventory is stored and used by a company.Read more >>
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) is delighted to announce that we will be holding an accountancy conference on Saturday 8 February.Read more >>
What you study today is not necessarily what you will need as your career progresses. This has never been truer than today where all professions appear to be at risk of becoming irrelevant unless they can continuously reinvent themselves to stay significant.Read more >>
ACCA has started introduction of Computer Based Exams (CBEs) in 2016. Some students confess that having to answer questions in Excel slows them down and some students even prepare solution on scrap paper before transferring all of the work into Excel or Word in the Exam.Read more >>
This is where planning becomes paramount for your success. Here are some things to consider while creating a plan.Read more >>
The accountancy sector is changing as a result of the introduction of automation and the expansion of data analytics. Not only have these two factors led to an increased amount of data for accountants to use, but they have also meant that risk management and decision-making can be performed with a significant amount of insight. Therefore, many accountants have begun to team up with data scientists to make sense of the vast amounts of data available to them.
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The professional world is always considered a man’s playfield but going by statistics, that ratio is fast changing. Accountancy is one such sector which is becoming increasingly female-dominated, with ACCA now having 40% females which comprise half of the total group.Read more >>
While you may know of the social benefits of playing video games, you may not be aware of how they can also help with your accountancy career. Video games present a number of cognitive benefits that can pay off when you are preparing for your ACCA exams.Read more >>
When choosing which accounting qualification to study it is important to understand the current position of the applicant. It depends very much on the current academic status of the individual and their eventual goal. Both qualifications are valuable to your future career path. The AAT qualification is an entry-level qualification that was set up to encourage students at school to get a head start in learning accounting. It can be studied from the age of 16 and is used as an introductory qualification for young school leavers but also as a key tool for those joining the profession as part of a career change in later life. It leads to the status of being an accounting technician. The ACCA qualification leads towards full professional status and can be pursued after leaving school, given certain minimum qualifications are met or it is open access at mature entry.Read more >>
Social Media Marketing can help you grow your business - find out how.
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Read on to find out more about marketing and what the job role of a marketing executive entails.Read more >>
Read this article to find out about the wide range of services that are offered by brand management to promote customer loyalty and build brand awareness.Read more >>
Read this blog if you want to know the difference between being a leader and being a manager.Read more >>
Retail management is an ideal career choice for students who are interested in taking on significant work responsibilities at an early stage in their career.Read more >>
Read this blog to find out why studying the ACCA qualification is an excellent way of enhancing your accountancy career.Read more >>
This article will focus on what the job role of an operations researcher entails and the skills needed to be successful in the field. Read on to find out more!
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This blog will help you understand the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and how you can start a career in it. Read on to find out more!
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Mike Elliot MBA is Head of Operations at Cats Protection – the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with 35 adoption centres and 250 volunteer branches.
We sat down with him to highlight how his career has transitioned from working for corporations to entering the not-for profit sector. He also shares his advice on undertaking MBA’s.
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