OverviewThe Business Briefings series offers authoritative introductory textbooks in core business topics. Covering the basics and providing springboards to further study, the books take a no-nonsense, practical approach, and are ideal as accessible introductions or as revision guides. This book covers the essentials of financial accounting, providing students with a clear and succinct overview of the topic. It has been carefully developed to cover the key subjects including accounting regulations, the preparation and analysis of financial statements and a dedicated chapter on ethics, governance and CSR. This is an ideal guide for students coming to the subject for the first time with no prior knowledge in maths or finance, or for those seeking a quick refresher. Key benefits: Concise yet authoritative Follows IFRS accounting standards Each chapter has been tailored to match standard introductory financial accounting modules"