"Free Standing Mathematics Units" are new qualifications for post-16 students, operating from September 2000. They may be used in conjunction with A-levels and GNVQs, but are independent of them. "Finance" covers Money Management at Foundation Level and Calculating Finance at Advanced Level. "Data" covers Making Sense of Data at Foundation Level and Handling and Interpreting Data at Advanced Level. Brian Gaulter is Chief Examiner of the Free Standing Mathematics for AQA.