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Two teams from Devon school come top in our national Student Investor Challenge

May 09, 2019
Heather Tilston
wo teams from Colyton Grammar School in Devon have come top in our Student Investor Challenge competition, beating 9,369 teams from schools around the country. This is the first time that a school has had two teams in the final and taken the top two spots! The winning team from the school – RIJJED – is the youngest ever team to win the overall competition.
Two teams from Devon school come top in our national Student Investor Challenge
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Two teams from Devon school come top in our national Student Investor Challenge

May 09, 2019
Heather Tilston
Two teams from Devon school come top in our national Student Investor Challenge

SOLLA accredited advisers to get credit from The London Institute of Banking & Finance

May 02, 2019
Heather Tilston
Today (2 May) we confirmed that on 15 April we finalised an accreditation agreement with the Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA). Find out what this means.
SOLLA accredited advisers to get credit from The London Institute of Banking & Finance
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SOLLA accredited advisers to get credit from The London Institute of Banking & Finance

May 02, 2019
Heather Tilston
SOLLA accredited advisers to get credit from The London Institute of Banking & Finance

FLA launches new SAF training options to improve industry skills

Apr 24, 2019
The Finance & Leasing Association’s (FLA) Specialist Automotive Finance (SAF) programme has been relaunched in partnership with The London Institute of Banking & Finance, with an improved range of training options for dealership staff that will further increase the professionalism, skills and knowledge in this sector.
FLA launches new SAF training options to improve industry skills
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FLA launches new SAF training options to improve industry skills

Apr 24, 2019
FLA launches new SAF training options to improve industry skills

Report on the importance of education in international trade finance launched

Apr 09, 2019
Heather Tilston
This week (8-12 April) the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission is holding its annual spring meeting in Beijing. To coincide, in collaboration with the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCPIT) Training Centre, we have published a report on the importance of education in international trade finance.
Report on the importance of education in international trade finance launched
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Report on the importance of education in international trade finance launched

Apr 09, 2019
Heather Tilston
Report on the importance of education in international trade finance launched

The London Institute of Banking & Finance launches the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance

Mar 28, 2019
Heather Tiltson
Today, 28 March, we launched the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance to help meet the digital banking skills gap. The centre brings together a network of subject matter experts and practitioners with years of experience in digital transformation to offer courses and qualifications for the UK and international finance sector.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance launches the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance
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The London Institute of Banking & Finance launches the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance

Mar 28, 2019
Heather Tiltson
The London Institute of Banking & Finance launches the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance

The London Institute of Banking & Finance marks 140 years at the heart of the finance sector

Mar 11, 2019
The London Institute of Banking & Finance marks 140 years at the heart of the finance sector
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The London Institute of Banking & Finance marks 140 years at the heart of the finance sector

Mar 11, 2019
The London Institute of Banking & Finance marks 140 years at the heart of the finance sector

ICC United Kingdom partners with The London Institute of Banking & Finance to promote trade finance

Feb 19, 2019
ICC United Kingdom and The London Institute of Banking & Finance are pleased to announce their exclusive partnership for 2019, with the aim of endorsing skills pathways in trade finance education. Promoting specific trade finance skills is becoming increasingly important in protecting the future of trade finance, as more focus is needed to enhance the workforce that will ultimately be involved in the move towards paperless trade – a critical transformation period.
ICC United Kingdom partners with The London Institute of Banking & Finance to promote trade finance
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ICC United Kingdom partners with The London Institute of Banking & Finance to promote trade finance

Feb 19, 2019
ICC United Kingdom partners with The London Institute of Banking & Finance to promote trade finance

IFS Malta president elected as fellow

Dec 18, 2018
Times Malta
IFS Malta president Kenneth Micallef has been elected Fellow in recognition of his achievements and support to the institute.
IFS Malta president elected as fellow
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IFS Malta president elected as fellow

Dec 18, 2018
Times Malta
IFS Malta president elected as fellow

Over-50s think they need a £500K windfall to make financial advice worthwhile

Nov 26, 2018
Heather Tilston
Only half (53%) of Britain’s over-50s feel well prepared for retirement, and four out of ten (38%) worry about it, but it would take a windfall of over half a million pounds before most would call in a financial adviser.
Over-50s think they need a £500K windfall to make financial advice worthwhile
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Over-50s think they need a £500K windfall to make financial advice worthwhile

Nov 26, 2018
Heather Tilston
Over-50s think they need a £500K windfall to make financial advice worthwhile