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UoG Accounting & Finance undergraduate course wins ICAEW award for scholarship scheme

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has selected our undergraduate accounting awards for a bursary/scholarship scheme. A selected student will each year receive £4,000 for three years whilst studying…

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Guest Lectures

On Tuesday 10th March students from the University of Gloucestershire undertaking Financial Planning and Wealth Management modules were treated to a golden opportunity. A guest speaker event from esteemed professionals passing on their wealth of knowledge and experience…

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Budget Report 2020

On 11th March 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the first Budget speech in over a year. This was the first Budget since Brexit and alongside the global spread of the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus), this was certainly a budget speech…

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Negative Interest Rates

With the surprise 0.5% rate cut yesterday from the Bank of England reducing interest rates once again to a historic low of 0.25% we thought it would be particularly relevant to talk about negative interest rates in this…

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No Immunity

The Coronavirus and the Financial Markets What is the coronavirus? The coronavirus is a biological virus that originated in Wuhan China where more and more cases are being confirmed worldwide as the virus spreads. As a result of…

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Merry Christmas

Wishing all our students, colleagues and partners a very Happy Christmas and New Year from all the Accounting & Finance team.

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Corporate Fraud

Hello and welcome to our blog for November. This month we are talking about corporate fraud in the UK and discussing why the crime is committed along with the affects it has on accounting as a profession. What…

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ProFiLE – Promoting Financial Literacy in Europe

The kick-off meeting took place at our FCH campus in Cheltenham on 11th and 12th November 2019. This project brings together seven partnering institutions to develop, pilot and authenticate a package of financial literacy tools for children between…

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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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