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