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Computing and IT skills

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Learning to program: it's not about the language

Learning to program is something many kids (and adults) want to do. Most often, the kids I come...

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How to choose a good accounting text book

Learning accounts is a fairly straightforward process - it only requires practice, a good...

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What to do when in the ACA exam

So it’s finally come round that day that you have been preparing for for weeks on end. Here are...
Economics (general)

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Recommended (Outside) Reading

Most people perceive Economics today to be pretty much about Interest Rates, Exchange Rates,...

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  • Time Management; The Key To ACCA Exam Success

    Anum Hassan ACCA Tutor (Blackburn) Picture Effective time management is the key to success in every aspect of one’s life. We all see some students who are very regular throughout the year in their classes but end up failing the exam; the main reason behind this in majority of cases is ineffective time management during the exam or during...
  • How to Ace the Professional Accountancy exams! Editor's Pick

    Kieran Doe ACA Tutor (North London) Picture ‘I know someone with a First from Cambridge who failed all the first stage exams and got sacked’ ‘Apparently, each module has the same amount of content as a degree’ ‘If you fail an exam 4 times you are barred from ever becoming a chartered accountant’ Anybody thinking about becoming a...
  • CIMA - The last hurdle PER Editor's Pick

    Shyamee Mavani CIMA Tutor (Harrow) Picture So you’ve spent ages revising, not gone out with friends and tried not to procrastinate on the latest episode of Games of Thrones but finally you’ve passed those CIMA exams. The weight off your shoulders is the best feeling of FREEDOM. Or so you thought. There’s that nagging feeling in the back...
  • Investment Appraisal

    Moses Devaruban Management Accounting Tutor (Birmingham) Picture One of the most important decisions which a business will make is whether or not to invest money on capital item, for example the purchase of a new factory. This expenditure will decrease their liquidity in the short term but must be beneficial in the long term. Capital investment appraisal is...
  • Corporate Finance - an introduction Editor's Pick

    Mike Lal Corporate Finance Tutor (Rochester) Picture In this day and age many industries face difficult challenges and those companies associated with such industries need to acquire a degree of foresight and an ability to be nimble footed in the marketplace. However, foresight skills are acquired over time and after much experience (sometimes...
  • "When You Doubt Your Power....."

    Kavita Luchmun Life Coaching Professional (Slough) Picture “When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.” Honore de Balzac Make a list of your past accomplishments. Writing out a list of your accomplishments will help you begin to believe in yourself. Sit down and make a list of all of the things that you feel you have excelled at during...
  • How to Identify Your Accomplishments

    Stephen Price Presentation/ Interview Skills Coach (Kingston upon Thames) Picture Being able to confidently and fluently describe your professional achievements is absolutely critical in both your CV and during interviews.  Potential employers will look at contributions you have made in the past as an indicator of what you are capable of doing for them in the future.  The...
  • Researching Prospective Employers Effectively

    Stephen Price Job Applications Coach (Kingston upon Thames) Picture It may sound obvious but in order to conduct an effective job search, you must know who you’re trying to reach!  One effective way is to brainstorm a Target List of potential employers  which you can then work through to find out as much as you can about them.  Apart from your list acting...
  • Preventing Student Burn-out

    Dr Abayomi Stress Management Coach (East Central London) Picture Burnout has been described as a condition whereby repeated and prolonged exposure to work/task related stressors causes a person to sustain emotional, mental or physical fatigue.[1] Burnout could manifest through emotional exhaustion, low self-esteem, and indifference toward others.[2] This...
  • The time is now: the joy of adult literacy

    Miss Diane Adult Literacy/ Numeracy Tutor (North London) Picture "I wish I'd done this years ago." "Ten years ago I thought about getting help, but I was too embarrassed." These are typical comments from adults who've started having lessons in reading, writing and handwriting. They tell me that they've been ashamed for years and used up all their energy...


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