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Study AAT for free with Premier Training

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Premier Training is offering one lucky student the chance to study Levels 1-4 of the AAT Accounting Qualification for free through the Premier Training Sponsorship Programme. The successful applicant will receive the opportunity to gain a highly recognised qualification in accounting without the pressure of paying training provider, awarding body or exams fees. Anyone from […]

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How to prepare a group statement of financial position

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tom Clendon, author of A student’s guide to group accounts (published by Kaplan Publishing) demonstrates how to prepare a group statement of financial position. When preparing group statements of financial position the basic rule with the assets and liabilities of the subsidiary is that they will cross cast. In exam questions often the majority of […]

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Useful tool to share multiple URLs

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments is a great tool for students and lecturers alike. It allows you to combine multiple links into one short link that you can quickly and easily share with your friends, colleagues, on your blog or any other website. It makes the process of sharing multiple links at once much easier, quicker and safer. For example […]

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Studying for the CIPFA qualification

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this article Mark Ellis takes a look at the CIPFA professional qualification. I originally started my accountancy career in practice and qualified as an ACCA. After eleven years I got itchy feet and moved into industry for three years and then took the leap into the public sector and higher education. It was during this latter period […]

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Online v Offline

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The university classroom has been the mainstay of higher education but with an increasing number of universities and colleges offering online courses as an alternative to the traditional offline approach – are we seeing a trend that will continue to grow and what are the pros and cons? We take a look at the American […]

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New Knowledge Bank from Kaplan Financial

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kaplan Financial have released the Kaplan Financial Knowledge Bank for FREE expert answers to your accountancy questions! The Knowledge Bank is an extensive source of information on specific accountancy topics and a great study tool. If you have an accountancy question research the answer through the bank of over 300 pages of accountancy reference covering key […]

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ACCA December 2012 Exam Tips

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the lastest ACCA exams fast approaching, tuition providers have been looking into their crystal balls and giving their tips on the forthcoming papers. The information can be found on the web but one of our members has kindly collated and posted them on our forums for anyone wanting to take a look. The posts can be found […]

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IAS 40 Investment Property

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are many scenarios that students, and professional accountants, will come across that examine the concept of investment property and it is important that accountants at all levels understand the fundamental concepts as to why investment properties are subjected to a completely separate standard other than that of IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment.  This […]

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What is tax avoidance?

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Most of us pay some form of tax and find it a bit annoying that a sum of our income goes straight to the authorities. As such, many try to organise their finances in such a way that they only have to pay the minimum amount of tax. Many people mistake tax avoidance for tax […]

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Accounting for Income Taxes

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students attempting financial reporting papers in the upcoming diet of Summer examinations may need to ensure they have a sound grasp of the accounting for income taxes.  Whilst the concept may appear to be ‘simple’, it is surprising how many students go into the examination without sufficient knowledge of IAS 12 Income Taxes. Objective of […]

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