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Managing Expectations

A CIMA veteran shares his perspective on what the profession holds for those working in industry.

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Feb
06

It is what we call in our house a 'tea and biscuits day' - with rain coming down in sheets.

I am having a bit of an IT day - so far I have - 

Jan
26
1

Since university, I have followed a band / artist known as Black. The singer's name being Colin Vearncombe.

I don't know how many other Aweb users might have heard of him - but you might have heard of the most famous song "Wonderful Life"

Jan
04

A really productive first day back at the office following our shutdown:

1) Cash book closed - check

2) Sales Ledger closed - check

3) Purchase Ledger closed - check

4) VAT and Intrastat reports run - check.

 

Jan
03
3

Now, in keeping with my generally low brow cultural outlook I like to report on accountants on TV. Last night we all sat down to watch the new series of Ninja Warriors UK.

Dec
20
1

This blog post is really just to say Happy Christmas to everyone on Aweb. The Christmas holiday is now tantalisingly close - just the pesky stock take to do, and final payroll.

Dec
12

The year end is approaching - both in calendar and company financial terms. November accounts have now been signed off, so it is full speed towards December.

Nov
27
1

I had a particularly trying day at work today. I work in an open plan office, within a small manufacturing company. This means that I tend to passively 'absorb' all the stress from the other non finance functions.

Nov
08
2

Like a lot of my peer group (40 somethings) I had a home computer in the 80's. In my case the Sinclair Spectrum. Browsing the Maplins catalogue, as one does, I saw that there is an updated version released.

Oct
31
1

November is very nearly upon us. This year the Movember foundation has come up with a new 'way' that doesn't involve growing a 'tache for the month.

Oct
17
1

In every company that I have worked in, there have usually been one or more 'core' software systems.

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