EFIN off

21st August 1998 at 01:00
Aberdeen secondary schools now appear to be at home with a super-duper IT system, designed to ensure their financial controls add up. It was not ever thus for the new "education financial system", known in IT-speak as EFIN. Gremlins, of the apologetic sort, kept intruding which is why the computer screens were given to announcing: "We're sorry for the EFIN error."

Happily, the bug has now disappeared.

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