Strong demand from corporate finance

Strong demand from corporate finance

The corporate finance sector has long been a key area on which trainers have typically concentrated, and demand has never been greater. Last year, UK companies topped the…

Abundance of professional exams

Abundance of professional exams

The exams fall in to two main categories - the initial mandatory qualifications that have no entry requirements (third column), and the more advanced optional exams that some…

Case Study: Time to step back and take stock

Case Study: Time to step back and take stock

The international multilingual aspect of Insead was very attractive, and it seemed to be the place to be to train if you were planning, as I was, to…

Case Study: Hard work and dedication is key to course success

Case Study: Hard work and dedication is key to course success

He was put in for the Securities and Futures Authority 'Registered Persons' exams the following June. 'I started a home-study course about a month-and-a-half before the exams. I…

Firms race to provide the competitive cutting edge

Firms race to provide the competitive cutting edge

While some investment banks have been giving training something of a back seat amid recent market uncertainties, others are forging ahead with long-term plans for in-house training. Financial…

Multimedia spurs growth in training programmes

Multimedia spurs growth in training programmes

It is an area in which confusion reigns, as many investment banks are unclear about what they want and are often reluctant to spend large sums of money…

ABN Amro boosts supervisory board

ABN Amro boosts supervisory board

Baron de Rothschild, 57, is a senior partner of Rothschild et Cie Bank in France and deputy chairman of the Rothschild Group, with which ABN Amro has operated…

Industry players careful with their own money

Industry players careful with their own money

Brian Tora, investment director of stockbroker Greig Middleton, for example, recently admitted to having half his pension money in Standards Life's unitised UK managed and equity funds, as…

Private property becomes an asset

Private property becomes an asset

Legislation boosted the rights of landlords in the 1980s, but now that New Labour has made a commitment to the private rented sector, residential property really has the…

Wealth managers offer bespoke expertise

Wealth managers offer bespoke expertise

They offer a bespoke service to make day-to-day banking more pleasant, as well as cut down the research, administration and hassle of securing your and your family's financial…

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