Accountancy Students and Education Articles
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by Rabia Sajjad | Published on 12/21/2009
Islamic banking is based on Sharia that prohibits ‘riba’. According to religious scholars it means both usury and interest, and ‘gharar’, that signifies ambiguity, uncertainty, or lack of specificity in terms of a financial contract.
by Stefanie Spikell | Published on 4/22/2007
It seems a simple thing to keep your resume updated. But it isn't. You perform so many unique projects in the Big4 that if you don't keep track of them, you may lose sight of all your accomplishments when you are preparing a new resume. Time and again, I have to pull the information out of my clients as to why they are special.
by Stefanie Spikell | Published on 4/13/2007
Getting the resume ready is the easy part. Preparing for the interview… well that’s another matter. You can learn to answer any questions that comes your way by learning how to direct the conversation to the topics you want to discuss.
by Stefanie Spikell | Published on 4/12/2007
Everyone has always been told not to judge a book by its cover. If this is the rule, then what makes you want to read a book? Of course you are going to look at the cover to decide if you are interested in the rest of the book. You may also flip to the back cover of the book to read a brief summary of the book.
by Mohammad Ashraf | Published on 10/26/2006
Professionals are aware of the fact that Companies' Ordinance, 1984 requires partnerships to be registered under section 14 where the number of partners exceeds 20 and the object of such partnership is acquisition of gain. However, since independence or even at the time of promulgation of Companies' Ordinance, 1984, no body bothered to put cross references in Partnership Act, 1932.
by Accountemps | Published on 9/23/2006
Sally, a recent accounting graduate, had been looking for work since her final semester. After interviewing with potential employers on campus, searching online and networking with faculty members and professional associations, she received her first job offer.
by Ahmed Faraz | Published on 5/12/2006
There are different types of institutions involved in providing financial services, which include commercial banks, development financial institutions (DFIs) and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). Unlike DFIs that have a specified objective at priority besides efficient business conduct, NBFCs are formed purely with commercial objectives.
by ACCA Learning Centre | Published on 6/11/2005
There are few situations at work where you operate in isolation. Your actions affect others just as much as their behaviour has an effect on you. This fragile interdependence relies on compromise and sensitivity from all.
by Anthony Head | Published on 3/18/2005
This article addresses the need for students to improve their understanding of market efficiency and also discuss other market matters.
by Accountemps | Published on 3/18/2005
As you begin your accounting career, chances are you will be working in a cubicle. And if you've ever identified with Dilbert's comic complaints or the frustrations expressed in the movie Office Space, both of which take a humorous view of cubicle life, you're not alone. Even though these are extreme depictions, most people have had similar feelings at some point.