Business Finance

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Business Finance

Word Limit:                        2,500 words

This excludes bibliography and other items listed in rule 6.83 of the Academic Regulations.

Submission Deadline :   This assignment must be received by no later than 14:00 on Sunday, 17 June 2016


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Task 1.1 Who are the users of accounting information? Smart Insurance plc is a large life insurance business. Taking the user groups identified, suggest, for each group, the sorts of decisions likely to be made about Smart Insurance plc and the factors to be taken into account when making these decisions. (40 Marks)

Note: Identify at least 10 users of accounting information.

Task 1.2 Differentiate between Financial Accounting and Management Accounting. Why do you think financial reports are subject to regulation, whereas management accounting reports are not? (30 Marks)

Task 1.3 Explain the following accounting concepts and conventions briefly:
A. Business Entity concept
B. Historic Cost concept
C. Prudence
D. Going concern concept
E. Dual aspect concept
F. Money measurement concept (30 Marks)

Note: 5 marks each, so equal weighting for each of the above concepts.

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