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Education crucial for banking competitiveness

Jan 07, 2016
"Financial education provider ifs University College has welcomed the publication of a BBA report, which seeks to address the UK's competitiveness as an international banking centre."
Education crucial for banking competitiveness

Education crucial for banking competitiveness

Jan 07, 2016
Education crucial for banking competitiveness

Branch-based banking falls dramatically among teenagers, as digital technology soars

Jan 07, 2016
Eoghan Hughes
Teenagers in the UK are increasingly turning away from branch-based banking in favour of digital and online methods to manage their personal finances. According to the Young Persons' Money Index only 26 per cent of teenagers now say they use their local branch.
Branch-based banking falls dramatically among teenagers, as digital technology soars

Branch-based banking falls dramatically among teenagers, as digital technology soars

Jan 07, 2016
Eoghan Hughes
Branch-based banking falls dramatically among teenagers, as digital technology soars

Majority of teenagers starting university without knowing how to plan a budget

Oct 21, 2015
"Teenagers are left dangerously underprepared to manage their finances as they leave school for university or the world of work. With a record 426,000 students starting university this week, the Young Persons' Money Index reveals the 16-18 year old demographic is most at risk of financial exclusion. "
Majority of teenagers starting university without knowing how to plan a budget

Majority of teenagers starting university without knowing how to plan a budget

Oct 21, 2015
Majority of teenagers starting university without knowing how to plan a budget

ifs University College launches Pensions Transfer Qualification

Oct 21, 2015
"In response to a growing demand, a new qualification for professionals wishing to offer advice on pension transfers has been launched by ifs University College. In combination with ifs University College's Diploma for Financial Advisers , the Award in Pensions Transfers meets the qualification requirements set out by the FCA."
ifs University College launches Pensions Transfer Qualification

ifs University College launches Pensions Transfer Qualification

Oct 21, 2015
ifs University College launches Pensions Transfer Qualification

New teaching qualification launched for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"A new teaching qualification to enhance financial education in schools has been launched by ifs University College. The financial education specialist developed the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Financial Capability (PGCTFC) to support teachers delivering new personal finance curriculum requirements through Citizenship and Maths. "
New teaching qualification launched for financial education

New teaching qualification launched for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
New teaching qualification launched for financial education

"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"The decline in the number of students taking Citizenship at GCSE and A-level is a major concern for the effectiveness of financial education, warns ifs University College. The figures, published by Ofqual, reveal that the number of students taking Citizenship has fallen by 50 per cent over the past year."
"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

HE Review

Oct 21, 2015
"Following the Higher Education Review of ifs University College by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in November 2014, the review team's report and ifs University College's action plan in response to the report can be accessed here. "
HE Review

HE Review

Oct 21, 2015
HE Review

Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Oct 21, 2015
"Financial education specialist ifs University College has called on policy makers to place a greater emphasis on structured financial education in schools, to combat high levels of long-term bankruptcy and personal insolvency among consumers. "
Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Oct 21, 2015
Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

Oct 21, 2015
"Following the publication of FCA figures into complaints made against financial services organisations, ifs University College, the leading provider of professional qualifications to the industry, has highlighted the need for firms to ensure their complaints-handling staff have high levels of knowledge and skills. "
ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

Oct 21, 2015
ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints