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    Making sense of the ISA landscape

    Aug 9, 2017
    Millennials struggling to gain financial security can benefit from the growing number of ISAs available on the market, as long as they pick the right one to match their goals
    by Emma Lunn
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    The rise of the machines: 25 years forward

    Jul 5, 2017
    Dominic Dudley investigates the changes that could lay in store for the financial services sector in the coming decades, and how companies should prepare themselves
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    Investing in sport: opportunity or chance?

    Jun 21, 2017
    Are there opportunities for retail investors in the sports industry, or is it the realm of the super rich and the die-hard fan? 
    by Neil Fredrik Jensen
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    Ask the experts: Financial sanctions

    May 31, 2017
    Financial institutions have been forced in recent years to ‘de-risk’ when it comes to countries which are sanctioned or high-risk in other ways. Even if sanctions have been removed or restricted – as in the case of Iran – many are still unwilling to test the law. Senior adviser to the CISI, George Littlejohn MCSI, talks through the chief issues
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    Lifelong learning

    May 22, 2017
    When the financial services sector needed to teach its practitioners professionalism and integrity, the CISI stepped up to the plate. That role is as relevant today as it was 25 years ago
    by Melanie Stern
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    Cashing out?

    May 19, 2017
    On our 25th anniversary, we look to the future and ask: what does the increasing use of cashless payments mean for the financial services sector? This is a shortened version of an article that appeared in the Q2 2017 edition of The Review
    by Heather Connon
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    A changing landscape

    May 17, 2017
    The pain of financial services regulation over the past quarter century would be worth it if it had contributed to the public good, but it is not easy to assess whether this is the case
    by Christopher Bond and Eila Madden
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    The fixer

    May 12, 2017
    Barclays is the sixth turnaround for John McFarlane FCSI. He hopes his operational and cultural changes will place it at the heart of the world’s most competitive global financial centre
    by Eila Madden
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    Future impact

    May 9, 2017

    How will millennials shape our industry? We ask a selection of outstanding young professionals what they think
    by Jane Playdon and Christopher Parsons
    photos by Alun Calender

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    Save yourself from disastrous financial decisions with a CFP™ professional

    May 5, 2017
    It may feel safer following the investment crowd, but being part of the herd is often highly detrimental. Emma Lunn explains how working with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional can help clients to take control of their wealth
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    Have negative interest rates worked?

    Mar 22, 2017
    Negative interest rates have done little to stimulate growth where it was needed most, says Elliot Wilson. Now it’s time to find an alternative solution 
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    A journey through time: 25 years of The Review

    Mar 16, 2017
    To mark the CISI’s 25th anniversary, we look back at the evolution of The Review from its inception in 1992, highlighting some of the key themes reported on and the predictions realised
    by Christian Doherty
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    Then and now

    Mar 10, 2017
    In financial services and the wider world, many of the terms we were using 25 years ago are now extinct, while countless new words have appeared in our lexicon. Here’s a small selection of the old and the new
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    Ask the experts: Financial services for the self-employed

    Mar 2, 2017
    Going it alone might seem appealing, but it can mean losing valuable workplace benefits. Patrick Connolly CFPTM Chartered MCSI at Chase de Vere explains what the newly self-employed should do about this benefits gap
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    Ask the experts: Social media analysis

    Feb 23, 2017
    Nic Carter, University of Edinburgh masters student and creator of an award-winning social sentiment analysis documentary, explains how financial services professionals can use social media analytics to effectively navigate the market 
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    Bringing the renminbi into the global fold

    Feb 3, 2017
    Adding the renminbi to the IMF’s basket of elite ‘special drawing rights’ currencies was seen as a first step towards global reserve currency status, but commentators say Beijing still has much to do before it can achieve that particular honour. Elliot Wilson reports
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