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FIA winners: Vision Independent Financial Planning

Feb 28, 2019
Vision Independent Financial Planning
We talked to Vision Independent Financial Planning about winning the ‘Innovation in product or service design – savings & investments’ category at last years Financial Innovation Awards (FIA).
FIA winners: Vision Independent Financial Planning
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FIA winners: Vision Independent Financial Planning

Feb 28, 2019
Vision Independent Financial Planning
FIA winners: Vision Independent Financial Planning

Oldies but goldies

Feb 26, 2019
Hilary Cooper
Hilary Cooper explains why banks and fintech providers are starting to target older people and discusses how they can benefit from developing this niche market.
Oldies but goldies
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Oldies but goldies

Feb 26, 2019
Hilary Cooper
Oldies but goldies

FIA winners: Albaraka Turk

Feb 21, 2019
Albaraka Turk
We talked to Albaraka Turk who won two categories at last years Financial Innovation Awards (FIA).
FIA winners: Albaraka Turk
Albaraka Turk

FIA winners: Albaraka Turk

Feb 21, 2019
Albaraka Turk
FIA winners: Albaraka Turk

How to tackle common finance interview questions

Feb 19, 2019
Nigel Armitt
Nigel Armitt shares some of the most common questions you will come across in a finance interview, along with a framework for preparing your answer to include the detail interviewers are looking for.
How to tackle common finance interview questions
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How to tackle common finance interview questions

Feb 19, 2019
Nigel Armitt
How to tackle common finance interview questions

Failure is a success!

Feb 12, 2019
Keith Pond
One of the most innovative parts of the Insolvency Act 1986, relating to individuals, was the introduction of the Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA). IVAs are private agreements between debtors and their creditors to compound their debts and avoid bankruptcy. Once 75%, by value, of creditors have agreed to the IVA it becomes binding on all creditors. Slow to start, but championed by a few Insolvency Practitioners (IPs), IVAs have grown in numbers. As private agreements (unlike Bankruptcy) debtors can retain certain assets and introduce third-party assets and income, provided creditors get a better deal than they would in bankruptcy.
Failure is a success!
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Failure is a success!

Feb 12, 2019
Keith Pond
Failure is a success!

How to become a Financial Adviser

Feb 11, 2019
Toby Brown
Do you want to know more about how to become financial adviser? We’ve put together a breakdown for you, to help you decide if it is right for you. We cover everything from the salary you can expect to earn, to the character traits and qualifications you’ll need to succeed.
How to become a Financial Adviser
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How to become a Financial Adviser

Feb 11, 2019
Toby Brown
How to become a Financial Adviser

Digital Banking: Taking up the challenge

Feb 08, 2019
Andy Davis
Andy Davis shows how big banks are responding to competition from start-up rivals by launching their own digital-only offshoots and upgrading their IT systems.
Digital Banking: Taking up the challenge
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Digital Banking: Taking up the challenge

Feb 08, 2019
Andy Davis
Digital Banking: Taking up the challenge

Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

Feb 06, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
In most countries, central banks are the monopoly supplier of the narrow money base. Their principle responsibility is therefore ‘sound money’ which leads to various functions: controlling inflation, making sure the payments system works and doing what they can to maintain financial stability, sometimes including prudential supervision of banks. In small countries, they often deal with market conduct issues as well. Should they also have a role in managing climate change or in other aspects of sustainability?
Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?
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Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

Feb 06, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

The importance of teaching financial education in schools

Feb 04, 2019
Elise Chevalier
71% of young people across all age groups worry about money. How can schools and teachers play a role in helping to instil confidence into students?
The importance of teaching financial education in schools
Learning financial education can be tricky

The importance of teaching financial education in schools

Feb 04, 2019
Elise Chevalier
The importance of teaching financial education in schools