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LSBF ACCA Heads to The City

February 07 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF ACCA Heads to The City

‘Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours’, went a famous theme tune. That little ditty certainly rings true when it comes to business schools. In the City of London, LSBF will find itself at the heart of UK’s financial and accountancy hub …

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The Portuguese Crisis and the New Generation of Entrepreneurs

February 05 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

The Portuguese Crisis and the New Generation of Entrepreneurs

The financial crisis has devastated Portugal’s economy and hit the morale of a country that was once prosperous. But a new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging and fighting for the country´s growth, says LSBF student Daniel Milheiro …

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Video: 8 Secrets Of Successful People

February 03 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How do people become successful? Is it down to luck? Is it just about being smart? Neither, says Richard St John. Watch him dish out a recipe for success as he whips up 8 ‘secrets’ that he believes make people successful …

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A Chat With LSBF Founder Aaron Etingen

January 31 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

A Chat With LSBF Founder Aaron Etingen

We recently sat down for a chat with LSBF Founder Aaron Etingen. Mr Etingen opened up to us about his influences, the direction he wants to take LSBF in 2014, and his advice for students to have a successful career. Here’s the full interview …http://blog.lsbf.org.uk/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

 

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Trading Places: How To Work In The City?

January 29 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Trading Places: How To Work In The City?

Getting a foot in the trading door has become increasingly difficult with graduate programmes being cut and a tightening on in-house education. LAT, in partnership with LSBF, offers a solution …

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Video: How ‘Why?’ Can Inspire Your Success

January 28 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How do great leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Steve Jobs inspire and lead? How do brands like Apple replicate their success over and over across different products? What do they have, and what do they know, that other people don’t? Simon Sinek explains the power of ‘Why?’ …

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Books You Must Read In 2014

January 17 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Books You Must Read In 2014

As we approach the end of the third week of 2014, we have compiled a list of ‘must-read’ books for the year just for you! Here’s what your bookshelves must acquire in this new year …

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Helping People Help Themselves – Microfinance in Cambodia

January 15 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Helping People Help Themselves – Microfinance in Cambodia

Two years ago, LSBF-GGSB MSc Finance student Caroline Poll out to understand how microfinance encourages financial inclusion in the developing world. Today, she finds herself putting one together in Cambodia. Caroline tells her story …

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Is it time for a start-up revolution?

January 13 ,2014 | by LSBF Blog Staff

In this fresh, fast-changing market, those who can blend traditional skills with newly developed technologies are able to climb the career ladder at a faster pace. We take a look at an LSBF success story – Rafael Laky …

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Be who you want to be in business

December 19 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Be who you want to be in business

If you woke up to find you had been granted the opportunity to be anyone else in business world, who would you choose? Who do you look up to and most aspire to be like?

In the following article we take a closer look at LSBF’s nifty new application tool, which aims to allow you to answer such ambivalent questions. 

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5 Tips on how to improve your LinkedIn Profile

December 18 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

5 Tips on how to improve your LinkedIn Profile

Are you using your LinkedIn profile to its full potential?

In this post Alex Carroll lists 5 tips that you should consider adopting in order to improve your employability and searchability.

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Mamba Mentors Finalists: Trucking in Africa

December 12 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Mamba Mentors Finalists: Trucking in Africa

Last month, LSBF announced the five finalists of Mamba Mentors, an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to help self-starters to get their businesses off the ground. We invited Alabi David, one of the finalists, to write about his trucking company, Cloud Flyers.

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ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 2

December 11 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 2

In the final instalment of this two-part article aimed at students of the ACCA F8 paper, Paul Merison explains how to use the information provided in the previous article to conceive tests …

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ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 1

December 10 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

ACCA F8 Substantive Testing – Part 1

In this first part of a two-part article aimed at students of the ACCA F8 paper, Paul Merison illustrates the differences between control tests and substantive tests and explains how audit tests are aimed at testing the assertions in the financial statements …

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10 Fun Tips to Passing ACCA Exams

December 09 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

10 Fun Tips to Passing ACCA Exams

One of the reasons many people avoid revision is that it can be perceived as boring! However, that couldn’t be further from the truth, as we asked students and alumni of LSBF to share with us their most unique and fun revision tips.

From chewing and digesting revision notes to having five-minute dance sessions in-between completing past paper questions, here’s what they had to say … 

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What is Asset Recovery? – Part 2

December 06 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What is Asset Recovery? – Part 2

‘Asset Recovery’ is a multi-faceted term that could entail many a meaning. In the last of this two-part series on this subject, Jonathan Price explains what ‘Asset Recovery’ is by taking a closer look at the Costa Concordia case …http://blog.lsbf.org.uk/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

 

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What is Asset Recovery? – Part 1

December 05 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

What is Asset Recovery? – Part 1

Asset Recovery’ is a multi-faceted term that could entail many a meaning. In the first of this two-part series on this subject, Jonathan Price explains what ‘Asset Recovery’ is with the example of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case …

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How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

December 03 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

How to Write an Exceptional Business Plan

Business plans are essential tools to define exactly what you want your start-up to achieve and how you will achieve it. Having produced and analysed plenty of business plans in his career, Dr Steve Priddy, Head of Research at LSBF, shared with us the key elements of a successful plan … …

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The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

November 26 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

The Experts’ Guide to Excelling at Presentations

As well as having excellent analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of the markets, finance professionals often faced with the challenge of delivering presentations. Be it a pitch presentation, a sales review, or just a team meeting presentation for a small audience, being prepared is always the secret for a successful presentation.

We consulted  our lecturers Jonathan Price and Dave Coker – two seasoned finance experts – and asked their opinion on the best techniques on how to ace presentations…

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Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

November 25 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Mamba Mentors Finalists: A Sports Venture in Africa

Last week, LSBF announced the five finalists of Mamba Mentors, an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to help self-starters to get their businesses off the ground. We invited Tom Simmonds, one of the finalists, to write about his company, Auderes Sport.

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Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

November 20 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

Is it time for a CV upgrade in London?

Although very popular amongst younger students, London is also a traditional destination for business executives who are looking for specialisation, a postgraduate degree and to acquire the skills needed to reach higher levels in their career ladders

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ACCA Qualification: A Step Closer To A Career In Accountancy

November 15 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

There are a large number of accountancy qualifications available worldwide. Many of them are locally recognised, but there are very few qualifications which are as widely recognised as the ACCA.

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VIDEO: LSBF’s Springboard Scholarship Aims To Groom Business Leaders Of The Future

November 13 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF recently launched the Springboard Scholarship scheme to give 50 students a chance to freeze their course fees for two years. Professor Maurits Van Rooijen speaks to us about why this presents an incredible opportunity to students.

 

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7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

November 12 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

7 Ways Universities Can Best Utilise Social Media

We explore to analyse what universities can do to most effectively engage their audience via social media channels…

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LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

November 11 ,2013 | by LSBF Blog Staff

LSBF Online Community Expands to over Half a Million Fans Worldwide

LSBF is proud to announce that we have surpassed half a million followers on our social media channels. This latest achievement combines the followers from several platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

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