Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Accounting Statements — What are They and What are They For?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 3-12
    3. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 13-24
    4. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 46-55
    5. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 56-62
  3. Accounts — Evaluation and Interpretation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 111-142
    3. Roger Oldcorn
      Pages 143-145
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 146-168

About this book


This fully revised edition of Company Accounts shows how to interpret published accounts to obtain maximum information about a company, explaining the full significance of the key statements set out in these accounts. The book is ideal for students on business and management courses and as a general reference for practising managers, trade union officers, company secretaries and others.


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About the authors

ROGER OLDCORN is the Director of Studies on the Executive Management Programme at Henley Management College.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Company Accounts
  • Authors Roger Oldcorn
  • Series Title Macmillan Business Masters
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1996
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-66265-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-14092-3
  • Edition Number 3
  • Number of Pages X, 192
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Financial Accounting
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking