The Financial Review


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

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Accounting & Finance Social Event 12 November 2019

On Tuesday evening we had our first social event of the academic year. Everyone was invited to come along to an open mic night at Smokey Joe’s in Cheltenham to have some fun, meet everyone on the course…

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The Horrors of Brexit

“So we are getting ready to come out on October the 31st. Come what may . . . Do or die. Come what may.” – Boris Johnson, Prime Minister  It’s Halloween season and there is nothing more horrifying than the current affairs of Brexit….

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Welcome back

Welcome back to The Financial Review, the blog for the accounting and finance subject community at the University of Gloucestershire. Our last year’s students have now graduated and we have a new group of bloggers who will be…

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Guest Lectures from Industry Experts

Over the past few weeks, the Accounting, Finance and Law subject community have been busy with a variety of guest speakers. Firstly, we had Christina Strang, a Graphologist, who came in to speak to our students on the…

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The Financial Education Project Team

Last week a team of our level 5 students delivered financial education classes to children at St Edwards Prep school in Cheltenham.  The workshops were designed in association with a charity called Redstart Educate who aim to teach financial…

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Level 6 Laser Tag Event

Last night our level 6 students along with some of the Accounting and Finance Lecturers braved the freezing temperatures and played laser tag in Gloucester.  A great night was had by all with Ben winning overall…….although the Lecturers I am…

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Perception of Wealth

When a sports car speeds down the street one of the thoughts that many people will have is ‘whoever is driving that car must be wealthy’. We associate wealth with physical property, a car, clothes, or a holiday…

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Pensions

Pensions. Everyone’s heard of them. It’s a source of income at retirement and could sometimes be the only one. But what exactly is a pension and what benefits do they offer? According to Aviva (2018) and Legal &…

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