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Insights

Interest rates, Italy and the EU: Janet Hontoir's August news round-up

Aug 05, 2016
Janet Hontoir
From Italy to interest rates, borrowing to branch closures, 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.
Interest rates, Italy and the EU: Janet Hontoir's August news round-up
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Interest rates, Italy and the EU: Janet Hontoir's August news round-up

Aug 05, 2016
Janet Hontoir
Interest rates, Italy and the EU: Janet Hontoir's August news round-up

The Brexit Diary: The conundrum facing UK banks

Aug 02, 2016
Peter Hahn
The last few weeks, whether related to Brexit, European bank stress tests, or the overall world economy, have demonstrated a greater value to international diversification.
The Brexit Diary: The conundrum facing UK banks
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The Brexit Diary: The conundrum facing UK banks

Aug 02, 2016
Peter Hahn
The Brexit Diary: The conundrum facing UK banks

Wendy Chowne: After Brexit, the only certainty is uncertainty

Jul 29, 2016
Wendy Chowne
The tumultuous UK political manoeuvrings of the past weeks have impacted, and will continue to impact, both on the way in which financial service institutions operate within the UK and on the way in which companies in general manage their human resources.
Wendy Chowne: After Brexit, the only certainty is uncertainty
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Wendy Chowne: After Brexit, the only certainty is uncertainty

Jul 29, 2016
Wendy Chowne
Wendy Chowne: After Brexit, the only certainty is uncertainty

The work, study and family balance: Cram sessions, nerves and finding time

Jul 26, 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 the building pressure to study as exams creep closer and closer.
The work, study and family balance: Cram sessions, nerves and finding time
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The work, study and family balance: Cram sessions, nerves and finding time

Jul 26, 2016
Gabbi Stopp
The work, study and family balance: Cram sessions, nerves and finding time

The Brexit Diary: Calm before the storm or calm before the calm?

Jul 25, 2016
Peter Hahn
Moving from a daily to a weekly column is symptomatic of the pace of financial change, post-Brexit. Unlike the crisis of 2008, where the shocks were sharp and fast, we are still evaluating the likely impacts following the result of June 23.
The Brexit Diary: Calm before the storm or calm before the calm?
Peter Hahn

The Brexit Diary: Calm before the storm or calm before the calm?

Jul 25, 2016
Peter Hahn
The Brexit Diary: Calm before the storm or calm before the calm?

John Hearn blog: Current account deficit on the balance of payments: the most damning statistic!

Jul 25, 2016
John Hearn
Things are not always what they seem. When measuring the long term health of an economy the most overlooked and the most important statistic is the balance on the current account of the balance of payments.
John Hearn blog: Current account deficit on the balance of payments: the most damning statistic!

John Hearn blog: Current account deficit on the balance of payments: the most damning statistic!

Jul 25, 2016
John Hearn
John Hearn blog: Current account deficit on the balance of payments: the most damning statistic!

Financial capability: How do you get students interested in finance?

Jul 18, 2016
Natalie Peters
Teaching finance can be a hard sell these days. Students have a lot to learn across a plethora of subjects, so why should they take finance lessons on top of all that other pressure? And what will make it easier for them to engage in the subject?
Financial capability: How do you get students interested in finance?
Learning financial education can be tricky

Financial capability: How do you get students interested in finance?

Jul 18, 2016
Natalie Peters
Financial capability: How do you get students interested in finance?

The Brexit Diary: Crossed purposes & information

Jul 18, 2016
Peter Hahn
While many will see Brexit's ultimate challenge for the UK as reconciling the desires of restricted EU immigration with unrestricted EU market access, it is in the details that we often see greater challenges of execution. Sorting through these details quickly and identifying, addressing and deciding are the best tools to limit our economic uncertainty.
The Brexit Diary: Crossed purposes & information
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The Brexit Diary: Crossed purposes & information

Jul 18, 2016
Peter Hahn
The Brexit Diary: Crossed purposes & information

The Brexit Diary: Information, BoE, and beware of limiting the debate

Jul 15, 2016
Peter Hahn
Should the UK banking industry be seen as being positive about the post-Brexit opportunity for the industry, or should more heed be taken over potential uncertainty?
The Brexit Diary: Information, BoE, and beware of limiting the debate
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The Brexit Diary: Information, BoE, and beware of limiting the debate

Jul 15, 2016
Peter Hahn
The Brexit Diary: Information, BoE, and beware of limiting the debate