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How can Letters of Credit provide working capital?

Jun 23, 2016
David Morrish
Letters of credit (LCs) provide sellers with some certainty of payment and, used imaginatively, they can also facilitate release of much-needed working capital, but this can depend on how sympathetic the seller's bankers are.
How can Letters of Credit provide working capital?
Shipping containers on a shipping boat

How can Letters of Credit provide working capital?

Jun 23, 2016
David Morrish
How can Letters of Credit provide working capital?

Want to work at a start-up? How to prepare for a career in a finance start-up

Jun 22, 2016
Nadim Choudhury
Working at a start-up in the financial sector is a popular way to get into the financial services industry. But applying for a start-up job is different to finding work at a big finance company and they may not abide by the same rules. So how can you stand-out during the start-up application process?
Want to work at a start-up? How to prepare for a career in a finance start-up
A man working at a start-up company

Want to work at a start-up? How to prepare for a career in a finance start-up

Jun 22, 2016
Nadim Choudhury
Want to work at a start-up? How to prepare for a career in a finance start-up

Work, life and family balance: How to study with a lack of sleep

Jun 21, 2016
Gabbi Stopp
What's it like to go back to part-time study, while managing full-time work and family responsibilities? This week, Gabbi Stopp writes about how to push through even when you're sick.
Work, life and family balance: How to study with a lack of sleep
Gabbi Stopp marathon finish compressed

Work, life and family balance: How to study with a lack of sleep

Jun 21, 2016
Gabbi Stopp
Work, life and family balance: How to study with a lack of sleep

Demand in the sukuk market: Could Iran boost sukuk issuance?

Jun 14, 2016
Ouida Taaffe
While the Central Bank of Malaysia's decision to move away from sukuk financing means the global outlook for sukuk issuance isn't 'rosy', could the lifting of sanctions on Iran help drive issuance?
Demand in the sukuk market: Could Iran boost sukuk issuance?
Bank in Iran

Demand in the sukuk market: Could Iran boost sukuk issuance?

Jun 14, 2016
Ouida Taaffe
Demand in the sukuk market: Could Iran boost sukuk issuance?

Closing correspondent banks: Banks worried about regulations close their overseas correspondent banks

Jun 13, 2016
Richard Northedge
Correspondent banking was once the oil that lubricated world trade but it is now drying up rapidly. Richard Northedge explains why and looks at whether the correspondence banking still has a future.
Closing correspondent banks: Banks worried about regulations close their overseas correspondent banks
Writing at desk

Closing correspondent banks: Banks worried about regulations close their overseas correspondent banks

Jun 13, 2016
Richard Northedge
Closing correspondent banks: Banks worried about regulations close their overseas correspondent banks

Internships: How to make the most of your internship

Jun 08, 2016
Sue Sedwell
An internship is a fantastic opportunity to experience a work environment, improve your skills, and network with senior members of the industry. But to succeed at an internship, you have to know what employers are looking for.
Internships: How to make the most of your internship
Women working at computer Compressed - Women working at computer

Internships: How to make the most of your internship

Jun 08, 2016
Sue Sedwell
Internships: How to make the most of your internship

Study tips for exams: Study skills to help you during exams

Jun 07, 2016
Jessica Brown
Stressed out by study? Unsure of where to begin? Check out our guide which will show you study skills and techniques to help you make the most of your exam study.
Study tips for exams: Study skills to help you during exams
A student studying in the library

Study tips for exams: Study skills to help you during exams

Jun 07, 2016
Jessica Brown
Study tips for exams: Study skills to help you during exams

The work, study and family balance: Running a marathon while studying

Jun 07, 2016
Gabbi Stopp
What's it like to go back to part-time study, while managing full-time work and family responsibilities? This week, Gabbi Stopp writes about tackling a personal goal - running her first marathon - and how she managed to juggle study between training sessions.
The work, study and family balance: Running a marathon while studying
Gabbi Stopp marathon

The work, study and family balance: Running a marathon while studying

Jun 07, 2016
Gabbi Stopp
The work, study and family balance: Running a marathon while studying

Retail banking proposals, Wonga losses and tax disclosure laws: Janet Hontoir's May news round-up

Jun 06, 2016
Janet Hontoir
From competition in retail banking to tax disclosure laws, here are some of the biggest financial news stories of the month, compiled by Janet Hontoir, Academic Course Leader for ifs University College's BSc (Hons) Banking Practice & Management.
Retail banking proposals, Wonga losses and tax disclosure laws: Janet Hontoir's May news round-up
airplane

Retail banking proposals, Wonga losses and tax disclosure laws: Janet Hontoir's May news round-up

Jun 06, 2016
Janet Hontoir
Retail banking proposals, Wonga losses and tax disclosure laws: Janet Hontoir's May news round-up