Statistical Facts

The UK Office For National Statistics provides the UK government with the data it needs to make key decisions. They do a great job. Although not in their league,I have been doing some statistical analysis of my own, which I believe will be of interest to ACCA...

Avoid The Jump To Hyperspace !

I am sure many of you have enjoyed the Star Wars films both the original versions and latest twists on the theme. I particularly liked the scenes when the Millennium Falcon would jump to hyperspace. It’s a lesson that ACCA students can learn from. You are probably...

Mind Games

We have reached that half way point between from the completion of the ACCA March exams and the results day on the 12th April. It’s natural that students start to look back and start to recollect what they did (or did not do) when completing their ACCA March Exam....

CAB Works Again !

Yesterday’s ACCA March 21 FM Exam certainly rewarded those students who attempted the exam in my recommended order – C A B. The topics tested in Q31 & Q32 varied depending upon the timing the candidates sat the exam, but the topics tested were: 1. NPV 2....

Easy or Hard ?

This my summary of yesterday’s ACCA AFM March 21 Exams. Let’s look at each in turn. For simplicity, I will call them Exam A & Exam B. EXAM B Q1. Business Valuations – asset & earnings methods were prominent. Bootstrapping was there as expected. Gain to...

Four for FM – “Think Outside of the Box”

This is the fourth & final blog to assist ACCA FM students to be ready for Friday’s exam. When I say “think out of the box”, I am referring to the best order to attack the exam and the exam timings. I would not recommend the old fashioned 1.8mins per mark. This...

Four For FM – “Risk Management”

This is the third in the series of blogs to assist those sitting ACCA FM this Friday. Risk Management is a topic that ACCA FM students will expect to see in the exam. More likely in Section B. Forex Risk has a higher weighting in the syllabus. There are three key...

Four for FM – “Cost of Capital”

This is the second of four blog posts to assist ACCA FM students sitting their March exam next Friday. Business Finance has to be tested in every exam. Candidates would expect to see one of the two constructive response questions to be on this topic. The typical...

Four For FM – “Account Receivables Management”

With the ACCA FM Exam being held next week, this is the first of four revision guidance points that will help you pass. Account Receivables Management is the most tested topic under the Working Capital syllabus category. The calculations will require to convert a...