The Philosophy of Linus Tadt

You have probably never heard of Mr Linus Tadt. But, for those ACCA students who are sitting their exams in September, I would take heed of what he has said. I have been a follower of Mr Tadt’s philosophy for most of my career in this profession. He has been a major...

Exam Tips – Cake or Icing?

“I believe in giving exam tips.” It is unlikely that you will hear many tutors say that. However, for my ACCA papers of FM and AFM, I do make this statement. However, it’s key is when these tips are provided and how they fit into your studies. With the commencement of...

Avoid The Asian Wedding Syndrome

Asian weddings are generally grand events with the number of guests (pre COVID) in the hundreds. I am lucky enough to have been invited to many of them. However, they have all had one common theme. They always run late! People like me with a heritage from the Indian...

The Crystal Ball

Can we predict what will appear in the next ACCA exam? Or to be more precise the Constructive Response Questions that will be set in the Applied Skills Papers? Then the big one, the topics that will be tested ACCA SBR, SBL, AFM, APM,ATX & AAA ? Well let’s take my...

Get on your Motorbike !!

It goes without saying that the last few months has been incredibly challenging for virtually all businesses. All areas have been affected to some extent by the pandemic. The recent situation has also highlighted that strategic decisions made in the past has led to...

IPO The Route To New Capital

Initial public offerings (IPO’s) seems to be the way to go when companies want to raise new capital. In 2012, we saw Facebook go the market for the first time , followed hot on its heels by Twitter in 2013. UK companies did not miss out on this trend with both the...