Accounting & Finance news

11/02/15

Accounting & Finance welcomes new faculty

The Department of Accounting and Finance is delighted to welcome several new members of faculty this academic year.

Students to receive up to £40,000 on the EY Assurance Scholarship 11/02/15

Students to receive up to £40,000 on the EY Assurance Scholarship

Building on the success of the unique EY Degree, Lancaster University Management school has launched a new Scholarship programme with professional services firm EY. 

How to achieve a 95% pass rate in CFA Level I 09/02/15

How to achieve a 95% pass rate in CFA Level I

LUMS Masters students studying finance achieved a remarkable 95% pass rate in the Chartered Financial Analysis exams last year – compared to a 46% average. Paul Clarke explores the LUMS success in an article on the eFinancial Careers website.

View article on the eFinancial Careers website
Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking 06/02/15

Gas will replace oil in the UK – with or without fracking

Fracking might be unpopular with the public and many politicians but gas is still a good bet, says Mark Shackleton, writing in The Conversation.

Greater disclosure harms cartels 05/02/15

Greater disclosure harms cartels

In a guest post on the Columbia Law School CLS Blue Skye blog, Professor Igor Goncharov describes how cartel authorities can foster product market competition by requiring transparent reporting of business performance.

View on the CLS Blue Skye website
UK GAAP or IFRS: The £3.8 bn corporate tax losses research 30/01/15

UK GAAP or IFRS: The £3.8 bn corporate tax losses research

Getting UK corporate tax more into line with an accrual-based accounting system – such as the IFRS – would lead to less volatility: an economy with less unexpected declines, and quicker expected recoveries, argue Lancaster's Igor Goncharov and Martin Jacob from WHU on the Global Accountant website.

View article on the Global Accountant website