Finance Business Systems


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The FEC Costing and Pricing spreadsheets have been updated to reflect the changes to Estates and Indirect Costs.

FBS are also piloting costing sheets for externally funded Teaching and Learning activities




Welcome to the website of Finance Business Systems (FBS).


The major responsibilities of the section encompass a number of discrete activities:-


Finance Systems Maintenance and Development

  • Maintenance, security and development of finance systems and associated applications to improve operational efficiency across the University


Research Support - Costing and Pricing

    Support and financial appraisal of research proposals
  • The implementation of costing and pricing principles including full economic costing across the University


Teaching and Learning - Costing and Pricing

  • Pilot of costing sheets, for CPD, short courses and conferences


Transparent approach to costing (TRAC)

  • Academic and Research staff time allocation survey (TAS)