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Career story: achieving chartered status as a financial adviser

Mar 20, 2023
Joshua Downes
Sonny Kurmi tells us about his journey from a Saturday job in a local bank to setting up his own financial advisory firm and achieving chartered status.
Career story: achieving chartered status as a financial adviser

Career story: achieving chartered status as a financial adviser

Mar 20, 2023
Joshua Downes
Career story: achieving chartered status as a financial adviser

Staying the course in trade finance

Mar 15, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
Jie Yin is a Product Manager at the Export-Import Bank of China who decided to take all six of our trade finance courses within three years. He explains how he managed the pressure of studying alongside his professional career, and what passing the trade finance qualifications has meant for his work in the bank.
Staying the course in trade finance

Staying the course in trade finance

Mar 15, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
Staying the course in trade finance

Why financial planners need to think about tax

Mar 14, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
Gerry Brown examines why potential tax changes mean financial planners and paraplanners need to start preparing to help clients, and looks at some of the things that the Chancellor might do in the upcoming budget.
Why financial planners need to think about tax

Why financial planners need to think about tax

Mar 14, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
Why financial planners need to think about tax

International Women’s Day: gender diversity in banking and finance

Mar 08, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
International Women’s Day takes place on 8 March every year, with the aim of celebrating the accomplishments of women around the world. We take a look at diversity in the banking and finance industry and how the sector can be more inclusive for women.
International Women’s Day: gender diversity in banking and finance

International Women’s Day: gender diversity in banking and finance

Mar 08, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
International Women’s Day: gender diversity in banking and finance

National Careers Week: Life after a banking and finance degree

Mar 06, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
For National Careers Week, we spoke to Ryley Hare, a finance and operations assistant at IMR Metallurgical Resources AG and LIBF alumnus, about life after graduating and his career so far.
National Careers Week: Life after a banking and finance degree

National Careers Week: Life after a banking and finance degree

Mar 06, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
National Careers Week: Life after a banking and finance degree

Career story: helping customers with their digital banking

Mar 03, 2023
Juno Baker
Carly Woolmer is a Universal Banker at a high street bank. She’d already studied retail banking with us but wanted to find out more about digital banking, so embarked on our Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB). She tells us about her job, working with customers and her experience of CertRDB.
Career story: helping customers with their digital banking

Career story: helping customers with their digital banking

Mar 03, 2023
Juno Baker
Career story: helping customers with their digital banking

Studying at LIBF: from sixth form to university

Feb 28, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Macey Fletcher studied our financial education qualifications at college. This led to him completing a BSc (Hons) Finance, Investment & Risk degree with us, and going on to start his career in financial services.
Studying at LIBF: from sixth form to university

Studying at LIBF: from sixth form to university

Feb 28, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Studying at LIBF: from sixth form to university

The benefits of joining a professional body

Feb 24, 2023
Joshua Downes
Having a professional designation from an accredited body is a well-established way for financial advisers and bankers to demonstrate their commitment to their profession. It also happens to be an essential requirement for some roles.
The benefits of joining a professional body

The benefits of joining a professional body

Feb 24, 2023
Joshua Downes
The benefits of joining a professional body

Assessing the school curriculum: maths and financial education

Feb 23, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Earlier this year, Rishi Sunak proposed making maths a compulsory subject for all students up until the age of 18. The Prime Minister wants young people to leave school feeling “better equipped for the jobs of the future”. But is maths really all that’s needed to prepare young people for the future, or do we also need to look at financial education?
Assessing the school curriculum: maths and financial education

Assessing the school curriculum: maths and financial education

Feb 23, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Assessing the school curriculum: maths and financial education