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Why choose a career in banking and finance?

Jul 09, 2021
Juno Baker
In the UK, one in 12 jobs is in financial services. So If you’ve just left school or university – and haven’t yet decided on your next step – you might want to consider a job in a bank or finance firm. Here are a few reasons why.
Why choose a career in banking and finance?
Street scene from the City of London

Why choose a career in banking and finance?

Jul 09, 2021
Juno Baker
Why choose a career in banking and finance?

How to find CPD on financial protection

Jun 11, 2021
Sue Wiggins
If you’re a financial or mortgage adviser offering advice in financial protection, you must do at least 15 hours of relevant continued professional development (CPD) each year. But what exactly are the requirements? And where can you find the right CPD to meet them?
How to find CPD on financial protection
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How to find CPD on financial protection

Jun 11, 2021
Sue Wiggins
How to find CPD on financial protection

How to become chartered in banking through the Professional Experiential Route

Jun 07, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
If you want to advance your career banking, chartered status can help. And now, if you have over ten years’ experience, you can use the knowledge and skills you’ve developed through your career towards getting chartered status.
How to become chartered in banking through the Professional Experiential Route
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How to become chartered in banking through the Professional Experiential Route

Jun 07, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
How to become chartered in banking through the Professional Experiential Route

Why bankers should study ethics and professional conduct

May 20, 2021
Rob Thompson
To advance your banking and finance career, you need a strong understanding of professional conduct and ethics. Adopting standards and good banking practice is an essential part of mitigating operational risk – especially in the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Rob Thompson looks at some of the key areas that bankers need to consider.
Why bankers should study ethics and professional conduct
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Why bankers should study ethics and professional conduct

May 20, 2021
Rob Thompson
Why bankers should study ethics and professional conduct

When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

May 17, 2021
Helene Panzarino
Covid has accelerated the move to digital across all sectors, but particularly in banking and finance. The pandemic challenged all financial services – payments, lending, identity, etc – creating a make-or-break moment for fintech. So what made the fintechs who thrived different to those that failed? Helene Panzarino looks at five characteristics that make a difference.
When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?
Digital identity

When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

May 17, 2021
Helene Panzarino
When failure is not an option, what sets some fintechs apart from crowd?

Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

May 06, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Sustainable trade could help the world move towards carbon net-zero. But what is the relationship between trade, sustainability and regulation?
Sustainability, trade finance and compliance
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Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

May 06, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Sustainability, trade finance and compliance

How to become chartered in banking with the Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance

Apr 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Are you working in banking and finance and looking for ways to progress in your career? Becoming chartered will help you advance to more senior roles. Our Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance (AdvDipB&F) programme offers you a route to becoming chartered, while developing your skills and knowledge.
How to become chartered in banking with the Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance
City of London skyline from the air

How to become chartered in banking with the Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance

Apr 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
How to become chartered in banking with the Advanced Diploma in Banking & Finance

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
As the banking landscape becomes more digital, bankers are looking to expand on their skills to reflect changing customer needs. Jackson Li tells us about studying for the Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB) qualification why he loves his job, and he shares his tips on fitting study around work.
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career
Jackson Li

Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Mar 22, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Student story: updating digital skills to progress a banking career

Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer

Mar 12, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
More SMEs used fintech services in 2020 than ever before. Policy makers want to drive innovation for them through the increased use of alternative data and open banking. Ouida Taaffe looks at recent developments in UK and the MENA region and how financial data may be used in future.
Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer
Computer data on a screen

Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer

Mar 12, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Alternative data and SME lending: know your customer