There is a range of useful free information covering all aspects of accountancy, finance and economics from government, organisations and professional bodies websites. Use the links below to get started.
For websites which help with international and overseas trade, see our Marketing Subject Guide.
Budget information can be located from the parliament topic page and the spending and taxation page.
Need a definition? Try the FT Lexicon
Government and organisations:
Professional Bodies and Associations (look out for student newsletters, publications and alerting features):
View Merger Updates from the London Stock Exchange's Regulatory News Service (RNS):
use "Show Filters" and pick "Merger Update" in the Headline section - change the Period to Last week or Last month.
Many of the site below link to background information on particular countries (economy, culture, trade performance, etc).
You can also use the Library Catalogue to find relevant books.
Key General Websites
Try the World Bank and OECD - both of which include reliable free information and:
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)
More information can be found via these websites: