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Career story: Studying sustainable finance in lockdown

Jul 15, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Shada Elborno, Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank, tells us about studying for the Executive Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Finance, what she loves about her job, and how she managed studying during lockdown whilst working.
Career story: Studying sustainable finance in lockdown
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Career story: Studying sustainable finance in lockdown

Jul 15, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Career story: Studying sustainable finance in lockdown

Professional designations in the mortgage industry: which one’s for me?

Jul 12, 2021
Sue Wiggins
We recently launched Certified Mortgage Adviser (CMA) status to help our members stand out as accomplished professionals in the mortgage and equity release sectors. Many of CeMAP and CeMAP Diploma qualified brokers already hold CeMAP Professional or Advanced CeMAP Professional. So, what’s the difference between CMA and the Professional categories?
Professional designations in the mortgage industry: which one’s for me?
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Professional designations in the mortgage industry: which one’s for me?

Jul 12, 2021
Sue Wiggins
Professional designations in the mortgage industry: which one’s for me?

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?
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Why choose a career in banking and finance?

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

Jobs in finance: working in risk and compliance

Jun 18, 2021
Nadim Choudhury
Risk and compliance have always been important in financial services, but the types of roles in this area have increased since the 2008 financial crash. Now, because of Covid, banks and financial institutions are heavily investing in risk management and compliance roles, creating new opportunities. Nadim Choudhury outlines the different roles.
Jobs in finance: working in risk and compliance
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Jobs in finance: working in risk and compliance

Jun 18, 2021
Nadim Choudhury
Jobs in finance: working in risk and compliance

CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Jun 01, 2021
Juno Baker
Trade finance professionals must carry out continued professional development (CPD) to meet recertification requirements. But what counts as a CPD activity and how can you log your hours? And how can you capitalise on your CPD to become an ‘Advocate’, or work towards the Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialists or chartered status?
CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals
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CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Jun 01, 2021
Juno Baker
CPD and recertification for trade finance professionals

Career story: studying for a degree while working

May 27, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Daniel Heger is an Internal Auditor at Barclays. He’s worked in construction, in warehouses and as a lorry driver and became a full-time mature student while working and starting a family. He tells us about fitting his studies around his life and what he loves about working in banking and finance.
Career story: studying for a degree while working
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Career story: studying for a degree while working

May 27, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Career story: studying for a degree while working

How to develop career resilience during a pandemic

May 14, 2021
Nadim Choudhury
The pandemic has exposed the fragility of our current working practices – it’s becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish between work, home, and social life. Now more than ever, we need to develop career resilience.
How to develop career resilience during a pandemic
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How to develop career resilience during a pandemic

May 14, 2021
Nadim Choudhury
How to develop career resilience during a pandemic

Jobs in finance: what does a paraplanner do?

Apr 26, 2021
Gordon Reid
The role of a paraplanner is rapidly changing, becoming more technical and an increasingly important part of financial services. If you’re detail focused, methodical, analytical and love research, a career in paraplanning could be for you. This article covers everything you need to know about becoming a paraplanner and how to embark on a paraplanning career.
Jobs in finance: what does a paraplanner do?
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Jobs in finance: what does a paraplanner do?

Apr 26, 2021
Gordon Reid
Jobs in finance: what does a paraplanner do?

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
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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