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ACCA June exam chaos and how to make things better

The June exams in the UK were hit with huge delays as technical issues swept through exam centres. In all, nine out of 75 venues were affected. PQ magazine was inundated with...

Sage move by Manchester Met

Manchester Metropolitan University plans to boost its accounting and finance degree with IT and professional skills from this September, with a new tie-up with Sage. and Sage Manchester Met...

Accountancy graduate wins silver

Doncaster’s Taekwondo world champion Bradly Sinden fought his way to a silver at the Tokyo Olympic games. The 22-year was leading with just 8 seconds left, before losing 34-29 against Ulugbek Rashitov.

IASB proposes reduced disclosure requirements for subsidiaries

The International Accounting Standards Board has proposed a new IFRS Standard that would permit eligible subsidiaries to apply IFRS standards with a reduced set of disclosure requirements. The proposals...

Islamic finance first

Birmingham City University has launched the UK’s first accounting and Islamic Finance undergraduate degree. The BSc (Hons) will see students study Islamic economics, while developing an understanding of corporate...