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Bank of England begins new CBDC research phase

Feb 20, 2023
Joshua Downes
The Bank of England has announced that it is assessing the case for a retail central bank digital currency. But is the UK really ready for ‘Britcoin’ – and will the potential benefits outweigh the risks?
Bank of England begins new CBDC research phase

Bank of England begins new CBDC research phase

Feb 20, 2023
Joshua Downes
Bank of England begins new CBDC research phase

Planning resilience: the importance of protection

Feb 10, 2023
Joshua Downes
Financial resilience has been brought into sharp focus over the last year or so, thanks to soaring energy prices, interest rate hikes and a lobal economic downturn.
Planning resilience: the importance of protection

Planning resilience: the importance of protection

Feb 10, 2023
Joshua Downes
Planning resilience: the importance of protection

National Apprenticeship Week: why do a banking and finance apprenticeship

Feb 08, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
National Apprenticeship Week raises awareness of what apprenticeships are and the advantages of doing one. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of apprentices and what they bring to their industry. This year, the theme of National Apprenticeship Week is skills for life. We take a look at how doing an apprenticeship in banking and finance can give you the skills to kickstart your career in the sector.
National Apprenticeship Week: why do a banking and finance apprenticeship

National Apprenticeship Week: why do a banking and finance apprenticeship

Feb 08, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
National Apprenticeship Week: why do a banking and finance apprenticeship

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Feb 03, 2023
Lukasz Krebel
When we focus exclusively on GDP as the ultimate yardstick of economic performance, we lose sight of what actually contributes to a happier, more prosperous society and a healthier environment. To get the measure of what really matters, we should be using other metrics, says Lukasz Krebel.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Feb 03, 2023
Lukasz Krebel
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

International Day of Education: teaching financial education in schools

Jan 24, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
For International Day of Education, we look at the value of financial education and how students can benefit from it in the long term.
International Day of Education: teaching financial education in schools

International Day of Education: teaching financial education in schools

Jan 24, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
International Day of Education: teaching financial education in schools

Applying for university: why do a banking and finance degree

Jan 18, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Deciding where to go to university and what to study is an important decision for prospective students. As the UCAS deadline approaches, Max-Selby Bird, one of our BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance graduates, tells us why he chose to study a degree with us and how it helped his career in paraplanning.
Applying for university: why do a banking and finance degree

Applying for university: why do a banking and finance degree

Jan 18, 2023
Mutahara Gofur
Applying for university: why do a banking and finance degree

Steering a bank through geopolitical rapids

Jan 12, 2023
Derek Leatherdale
Bank boards need to reassess their understanding of the impact that geopolitical risk can have on both their business and their clients, says Derek Leatherdale, Managing Director at GRI Strategies and Visiting Scholar at The London Institute of Banking & Finance.
Steering a bank through geopolitical rapids

Steering a bank through geopolitical rapids

Jan 12, 2023
Derek Leatherdale
Steering a bank through geopolitical rapids

When customer service really counts

Jan 05, 2023
Paul Stallard
Paul Stallard explains why more bank customers are going to ask their institution for help and what makes for excellent customer service in financial services.
When customer service really counts

When customer service really counts

Jan 05, 2023
Paul Stallard
When customer service really counts

Can you change lives with a career in mortgage or protection advice?

Dec 23, 2022
Gordon Reid
Christmas is a time to reconnect with friends and family you may not have seen for a while. It’s a time for celebration and joy, but also when many of us may evaluate what’s important to us, what changes we may want to make in our lives and how to protect what we have.
Can you change lives with a career in mortgage or protection advice?

Can you change lives with a career in mortgage or protection advice?

Dec 23, 2022
Gordon Reid
Can you change lives with a career in mortgage or protection advice?