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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?

How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

Jul 06, 2021
Juno Baker
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires financial firms to “pay attention to indicators of potential vulnerability” and have policies to deal with vulnerable consumers. But how can data management and artificial intelligence (AI) help?
How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers
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How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

Jul 06, 2021
Juno Baker
How fintech can help banks serve vulnerable customers

Career story: becoming a financial adviser and chartered

Jul 01, 2021
Juno Baker
Sarah Seeley started as an office junior before becoming a paraplanner, and then a financial adviser. Now a Chartered Associate of LIBF and a company director, she tells us about studying for Dip FA and Adv Dip FA – and why chartered status means she’s taken more seriously as a young professional.
Career story: becoming a financial adviser and chartered
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Career story: becoming a financial adviser and chartered

Jul 01, 2021
Juno Baker
Career story: becoming a financial adviser and chartered

Pride month: LGBTQ careers in banking and finance

Jun 28, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
As Pride month draws to a close, Julien Haye, Global Head of Non-Financial Risk at Fidelity International and one of our visiting scholars, discusses his career and how to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) people in banking and finance.
Pride month: LGBTQ careers in banking and finance
Julien Haye

Pride month: LGBTQ careers in banking and finance

Jun 28, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Pride month: LGBTQ careers in banking and finance

Career story: studying for CeMAP and CertPro during lockdown

Jun 24, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Lijo George moved to the UK in 2019 and joined Owl Financial as a protection adviser. He’s been working as a financial consultant in Dubai, advising his clients on offshore savings, investments and whole of life unit linked insurance plans. He tells us about completing our qualifications, studying during the Covid-19 pandemic, and what’s important in regulated advice and financial services.
Career story: studying for CeMAP and CertPro during lockdown
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Career story: studying for CeMAP and CertPro during lockdown

Jun 24, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Career story: studying for CeMAP and CertPro during lockdown

Pride month: LGBTQ diversity in banking and finance

Jun 23, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Research has found that diverse businesses generate 43.4% more revenue and have more innovative products and services. However, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) people are often left out of this conversation. For Pride month, we look at how the banking and finance sector can help their LGBTQ progress in their careers.
Pride month: LGBTQ diversity in banking and finance
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Pride month: LGBTQ diversity in banking and finance

Jun 23, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Pride month: LGBTQ diversity in banking and finance

How Summer University can help you make your university choice

Jun 21, 2021
Renika Klair
Our Summer University is a three-day programme where you can experience university life through fun and engaging activities that replicate studying with us. Lauren Bradford is an LIBF student and attended our Summer University in 2019. She reflects on her experience and explains how Summer University helped her make her final decision.
How Summer University can help you make your university choice
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How Summer University can help you make your university choice

Jun 21, 2021
Renika Klair
How Summer University can help you make your university choice

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