Job costing: Under this method, costs are ascertained for each work order separately as each job has its own specifications and scope. Job costing is used, for example, in painting, car repair, decoration, and building repair. If you choose to specialize in business management, you’ll graduate ready for a business career with accountancy skills alongside. Over 50% of FTSE 100 CEOs are business leaders with a finance background such as this. You’ll study financial and management accounting alongside the legal, business, and organisational contexts within which they operate. You’ll then deepen your business knowledge with options to study HR, international business, entrepreneurship, marketing and more.
Purplebricks’ US expansion is likely to be in the spotlight when the online property portal publishes its full-year results. In February, Purplebricks announced a £50m placing to fund its US expansion, driving shares 55pc higher in just five days. However, enthusiasm for its launch stateside has waned in recent times. Just two weeks ago, the London-listed group, backed by Neil Woodford’s Woodford Investment Management, said California will be its first US state. The announcement dragged shares 10pc lower in two days.
Money and financial literacy lessons make a difference. Similar studies show that high school students who take a required financial education course have higher savings rates and net worth than students who do not. They participate more in retirement programs and are more likely to create and maintain a budget.