To blog or not to blog?

The reason for why the blog started, as you can imagine, was in the library, exams are a month away, books barely open and real life’s around the corner. Like, what happens after exams? Where will we end up? How does the world look at us? It was, and still is, a way of temporarily […]

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It’s only banter mate

It’s only Banter. Being the minority in the office. You go out for drinks after work more often than than not you’re probably the token black guy. Now let the banter games begin. I actually find racial banter amongst my colleagues hilarious. Seeing their preconceptions of urban culture at times is simply so entertaining to […]

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Is This What You Want

No one really asks you this question and a lot of the time, we don’t tend to think about it. This is probably because we are so quick to grow up and start earning money, that we jump into things without thinking. Let’s take wanting to be an accountant as an example. After university you’ll […]

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Sauce

New year New me, cut it out mate. You shouldn’t have to wait for a new year to make a positive change. We should always try to improve our lives whether it’s professional or personal. However one change I want to implement this year is have a more positive outlook to my professional career and […]

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Hey, did I sign up for this?

Question; do you know what your signing up for?…because I didn’t. Brighton university gave me the accounting knowledge that I would need to excel in my current role, however not the practical knowledge of what it would actually be like. Nobody can really. Unless you’ve gone out and experienced it for yourself, it’s nothing like […]

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A whole new world

I’ve got a new job. You can go ahead and congratulate me. Go on, don’t be shy…but yeah, it finally happened. The role of an assistant accountant within a property firm that specialises in surveying. A big shift from media. I got a similar role to my last place due to the fact that the […]

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ACA, ACCA or CIMA

The world of accounting. Not the most lucrative career but definitely one of the most stable. In an African household, it’s always an approved career choice.  Now look, there are various different accounting qualifications you can obtain in the world of finance all with the same outcome, a career (hopefully).   The main difference I’ve […]

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