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Finance Act 2014
This article summarises the changes made by the UK Finance Act 2014, and is relevant to those sitting Paper FTX (UK) in either June or December 2015. (Those planning to take the exam in December 2014 should refer to the Finance Act 2013 article below instead).

Corporation tax
This article is written to assist candidates in approaching and succeeding in Question 2 of Paper FTX. It covers the common areas of corporation tax and highlights the common errors and pitfalls made by those taking the exam.

Finance Act 2013
This article summarises the changes made by the UK Finance Act 2013, and is relevant to those sitting Paper FTX (UK) in December 2014.


Syllabus updates

Exam changes from February 2014 to August 2015
The article summarises the rationale for the latest qualification developments to the Foundation level and Knowledge papers, indicating which syllabuses are affected and when, outlining specifically which areas are being amended.

Exam technique

How to answer multiple-choice questions
Answering MCQs successfully requires you to develop a range of skills and exam techniques. Taking the steps set out in this article will help you to maximise your marks.

Computer-based exams
This article considers the benefits of computer-based exams (CBEs), highlights the points that you need to be aware of when completing ACCA's current CBEs, and looks at the different types of questions.

Five steps to multiple-choice success
A five-step approach to answering multiple-choice questions.

Practical experience

Stronger foundations for CAT work experience    
Gareth Owen explains how the work experience requirements have changed, how they link more closely with the ACCA Qualification practical experience requirements and how they can be demonstrated.

Last updated: 9 Oct 2014