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Welcome to the course blog for accounting and finance at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Retirement, plan while you are young´┐╝

Ask yourself, why is money important to you? Only when we can answer this question can we plan for the future. The most common answer would be financial security, with other answers being wanting to support your family…

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Is this the end of crypto?

The recent collapse of FTX has caused a shockwave to the cryptocurrency markets. Over 1 million creditors and billions of losses will Crypto ever be trusted. Cryptocurrency is a decentralised digital currency that uses a peer-to-peer database ledger…

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Congratulations!!!

The teaching staff would like to say a massive congratulations to all our final year students for completing their Accountancy and Finance Degrees! As our students celebrate their wonderful achievements they have also had time to reflect on…

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Farewell to our current blog team

As the academic year has come to an end and all our students look forward to a well earned summer rest, it is time to say farewell to our current Accounting and Finance Blog team. James, Jess, Sam…

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Accounting & Finance Success at the Student Led Staff Awards 2021

At last night’s prestigious Student Union Staff Awards, two lecturers who teach on the accounting and finance course were nominated in the Most Inspiring Lecturer category – Rob Whitehouse and Clair Vincent.   This award is particularly special as…

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An Interview with…….

Liam Slate – Power Distribution and Controls Finance Director, GE Aviation Introduction On Wednesday, 28th April, the blogging team interviewed Liam Slate, Power Distribution and Controls Finance Director of GE Aviation.  The team had a list of questions…

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Budgeting your way to recovery

On 3rd March 2021, almost one year after the initial lockdown, Rishi Sunak delivered his budget speech. Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has hit the UK economy and public finances hard. The government has had to…

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Start pedalling towards an eco-friendly future business…

Under these current circumstances, we have had to move to online and blended learning, however, we always strive to give the best student experience and that includes bringing in some fantastic guest speakers. Our level 6 students undertaking…

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Cashless Society & Rise of FinTech

What is Fintech? Financial technology or FinTech for short is technology developed to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. Companies taking part in the FinTech revolution range from large financial institutions to start…

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Charles Afriyie wins WOW Award

Congratulations to Senior Lecturer Charles Afriyie who has won a WOW award. These awards are an opportunity for students and staff to recognise and celebrate the achievements of academic and professional services staff across the university.  This is why he won……

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