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Career story: How to become a financial adviser with DipFA

May 04, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Kay Mechial, Senior Financial Planner at Black Lion, tells us about studying for the Diploma in Financial Advice (DipFA) qualification, what he loves about working as a financial adviser, and how to balance study, work, and personal life.
Career story: How to become a financial adviser with DipFA

Career story: How to become a financial adviser with DipFA

May 04, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Career story: How to become a financial adviser with DipFA

Jobs in finance: how paraplanning has become a profession

Apr 30, 2021
Gerry Brown
Paraplanners support financial advisers with research, report writing and planning strategies for clients. Their role has become increasingly important to advice firms and is now a well regarded and rewarding career.
Jobs in finance: how paraplanning has become a profession

Jobs in finance: how paraplanning has become a profession

Apr 30, 2021
Gerry Brown
Jobs in finance: how paraplanning has become a profession

Five tips on how to revise for student exams in Ramadan

Apr 29, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
If you’re studying for exams during Ramadan, you’re likely to be fasting and revising at the same time. This can be challenging under ‘normal’ circumstances, but maybe more so during Covid-19. However, you can plan your studies and revision around your religious duties. These five tips should help.
Five tips on how to revise for student exams in Ramadan

Five tips on how to revise for student exams in Ramadan

Apr 29, 2021
Mutahara Gofur
Five tips on how to revise for student exams in Ramadan

Including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in financial markets

Apr 28, 2021
Chris McHugh
Demand for ESG, sustainable investments and green funds is growing, driven by rising awareness of sustainability issues and increasing appetite to tackle climate change. But without standardised terms and definitions, this presents several challenges for financial markets. We look at the challenges in the context of the European Union’s (EU’s) new regulatory frameworks.
Including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in financial markets

Including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in financial markets

Apr 28, 2021
Chris McHugh
Including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in financial markets

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?

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

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

The future of green mortgages

Apr 19, 2021
Richard Northedge
Green mortgages reward borrowers with lower interest rates for buying energy-efficient homes. Richard Northedge looks at this new market – including lenders and the level of consumer demand for home loans. And he questions whether its future is sustainable in the long term.
The future of green mortgages

The future of green mortgages

Apr 19, 2021
Richard Northedge
The future of green mortgages

Raising standards in the tax advice market

Apr 16, 2021
Gerry Brown
The government wants to raise standards and increase transparency in the tax advice market. Gerry Brown looks at government consultations, definitions of ‘tax advice’, and approaches that might be considered.
Raising standards in the tax advice market

Raising standards in the tax advice market

Apr 16, 2021
Gerry Brown
Raising standards in the tax advice market

How to apply for your undergraduate student loan

Apr 12, 2021
Renika Klair
Before starting university, there are a number of things you need to prepare for – one priority being sorting out your student loan. It might seem like a long and complicated process, but the sooner you get it done the better. To help get you started, we’ve put together a short guide on student loan applications for first-time undergraduate students.
How to apply for your undergraduate student loan

How to apply for your undergraduate student loan

Apr 12, 2021
Renika Klair
How to apply for your undergraduate student loan