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Money & Business 

Companies and financial accounting

This free course, Companies and financial accounting, introduces you to the legal characteristics of limited companies and how limited companies raise finance through ordinary shares and loan capital. It also introduces the interests of company stakeholders, and looks at three different perspectives on companies and their role in society. Finally, it introduces the formats of company financial statements in comparison with those of sole traders. This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course B293 Financial accounting in context.Transcript

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6 hrs
Coronavirus: The Lowdown article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Coronavirus: The Lowdown

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Springwatch 2020

In a spring like no other, we’ll be bringing you inspiring stories from the natural world.

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