ANALYSIS OF A SET OF UK FINANCIAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

ANALYSIS OF A SET OF UK FINANCIAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

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be aware of cashflow statements (IAS7)- see chapter 7(Dyson) – basic examples are given and this has been already covered.
SUGGESTIONS FOR LAYOUT/SUBMISSION OF BA5002 COURSEWORK: REQUIRED WORDS: 1200 -1500 WORDS) – INCLUDE ONLY WRITTEN WORK. Charts, bibliography/ref etc,WORDS NOT COUNTED (excluded) – GOOD USE OF ENGLISH & TERMINILOGIES TOGETHER WITH GOOD PRESENTATION CARRY BONUS MARKS. (s odedra)
REMEMBER: ONLY 2 YEARS RATIOS FOR THE LAST 2 YEARS REQUIRED.

CONTENTS PAGE DETAIL – only suggestions

INTRODUCTION 2 ABOUT HALF A PAGE – TELL US BRIEFLY WHY YOU HAVE CHOSEN THOSE COMPANIES
ANALYSIS OF RATIOS 3-5 SEE MODULE BOOKLET FOR RATIOS plus see TEXT BOOKS (work out/calculate your ratios, explain what each ratio shows, etc.)

INTERPRETATION/DISCUSSION 6-10 EXPLAIN/RELATE YOUR RATIOS – MAKING SURE YOU ‘QUANTIFY’ YOUR POINTS, ETC., MADE.- fpr example Gross profits increase from £ xxxx to £ yyyy, that is from xxx % to yyyy % – then explain & comment. DO NOT FORGET TO MAKE SOME BASIC COMMENTS ON CASHFLOW STATEMENTS(IAS7)

LIMITATIONS/CRITICISMS OF RATIOS 11 READ VARIOUS SOURCES ON THE LIMITATIONS OF RATIOS – USE ABOUT HALF A PAGE

CONCLUSIONS/RECOMMENDATIONS 12 MAKE GOOD YOUR CONCLUSIONS, BRINGING TOGETHER ALL THE INFORMATION YOU’VER FOUND ON THE 2 COMPANIES OVER 3 YEARS
APPENDICES: WORKINGS, CHARTS/
DIAGRAMS/TABLES/ GRAPHS, ETC. 13 WORKINGS, TABLES/DIAGRAMS/GRAPHS, …ETC DO NOT FORGET TO ATTACH COPIES OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: (INCOME STATEMENTS,STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION & CASHFLOW STATEMENTS – HIGHLIGHTING ITEMS YOU ARE DISCUSSING

BIBLIOGRAPHY/REFERENCE/ NOTE:
JOURNALS…. 14 MUST ACKNOWLEDGE ALL QUOTES MADE WITHIN THE TEXT USING HARVARD, ETC., REFERENCING AND FULL REFERENCE THESE IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY PLUS REFERENCING ALL OTHER BOOKS, WEBSITES, ETC. YOU’VE USED – i.e., ACKNOWLEDGE WHERE YOUR INFORMATION CAME FROM.

NOTE:
The above are SUGGESTIONS and guidelines and do not have to be (totally) rigidly adhered to. Your tutor may assist you.