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How trade finance qualifications can help you advance your career

Oct 30, 2020
Eleanor James
Echithran Fernando, Senior Manager, Trade Finance Product at Scotia Bank has completed five out of six LIBF trade finance qualifications. He tells us how he's used that learning to move into different trade finance jobs, travel and level up his career.
How trade finance qualifications can help you advance your career
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How trade finance qualifications can help you advance your career

Oct 30, 2020
Eleanor James
How trade finance qualifications can help you advance your career

Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Oct 28, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Helene Panzarino examines how the closure of bank branches and the move to online banking is affecting rural communities and people without access to digital. She reflects on changing customer relationships and looks at a possible fintech-led solution to ensure financial inclusion.
Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion
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Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Oct 28, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Oct 26, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
How can banks collaborate to stop crime without compromising security? Ellison Anne Williams, the Founder and CEO of Enveil, talks about using homomorphic encryption to help banks beat money-laundering.
Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Oct 26, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Paraplanning: what the Staveley case means for inheritance tax and pensions

Oct 23, 2020
Gerry Brown
In August 2020, the Supreme Court gave judgment on the Staveley case – its first case involving the inheritance tax (IHT) treatment of pension transfers. Gerry Brown is a consultant with QB Partners and a contributor to our Diploma in Paraplanning. He looks at the Staveley case and sets out what paraplanners need to learn from it.
Paraplanning: what the Staveley case means for inheritance tax and pensions
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Paraplanning: what the Staveley case means for inheritance tax and pensions

Oct 23, 2020
Gerry Brown
Paraplanning: what the Staveley case means for inheritance tax and pensions

Jobs in finance: what does a mortgage adviser do?

Oct 22, 2020
Juno Baker
Jobs in finance: what does a mortgage adviser do?
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Jobs in finance: what does a mortgage adviser do?

Oct 22, 2020
Juno Baker
Jobs in finance: what does a mortgage adviser do?

Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

Oct 21, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Excellent online service from bigtechs means consumers now expect retail banking to provide a free personalised and convenient digital service. But unlike fintechs, banks must offer digital services to everyone not just some customers. That means offering online convenience as well as account security. Ouida Taaffe looks at the digital challenges facing banks.
Why retail banking needs a digital uplift
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Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

Oct 21, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

The future for banking and employment

Oct 20, 2020
Ouida Taaffe, Rob Thompson and Heather Tilston
Find out about the key challenges in banking and finance, and what the priorities are for banks, and why developing skills in the workforce is so important for the future of financial services.
The future for banking and employment
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The future for banking and employment

Oct 20, 2020
Ouida Taaffe, Rob Thompson and Heather Tilston
The future for banking and employment

Why and how to promote diversity in the financial workplace

Oct 19, 2020
Mutahara Gofur
Research on diversity and inclusion shows it’s good for banking and finance. So what’s blocking more women and people from ethnic minorities from progressing in financial services? And what can finance firms do to recruit and support under-represented groups?
Why and how to promote diversity in the financial workplace
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Why and how to promote diversity in the financial workplace

Oct 19, 2020
Mutahara Gofur
Why and how to promote diversity in the financial workplace

How apprenticeships can help retail banks adapt to the ‘new normal’

Oct 16, 2020
Karen Taylor
Digital, fintech and evolving customer expectations were disrupting banking and finance long before the Covid-19. But since the pandemic that pace of change has accelerated. So how do financial services apprenticeships keep up?
How apprenticeships can help retail banks adapt to the ‘new normal’
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How apprenticeships can help retail banks adapt to the ‘new normal’

Oct 16, 2020
Karen Taylor
How apprenticeships can help retail banks adapt to the ‘new normal’