Sam Gibbins

This post has been provided courtesy of ICA

June 11, 2012

Euro crisis, Asian woe?

It seems not to matter anymore which source of media you use for your regular burst of fun filled global news, as so much of it carriers the same sentiment; the Eurozone is in crisis. The BBC news site, from …

May 31, 2012

Can I bring my laptop? Unusual requests in ICA exams

Most ICA exams we invigilate go off without a hitch, but every now and then someone throws us a curveball question or comment that renders a little bit more thought than ‘how long is left’? It is not uncommon for …

March 6, 2012

Rules were made to be broken…

‘These rules don’t make sense’ ‘I don’t understand why we need these rules’ ‘We never used to have so many rules we had to follow’ ‘Do we really have to follow these?’ Sound familiar? I thought they might. But these …

February 21, 2012

Corruption: the perception and the reality

The  Transparency International ‘Corruptions Perceptions Index’  published annually, offers a glimpse of global corruption based on perceived levels within the public sector of 183 countries. The Index is a funny thing, loved in some quarters and loathed in others, but …

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