An interview with a Financial Adviser


Politics graduate Sarah Siddons had a shining career in advertising when she decided to give it all up eight years ago to train as a financial planner. Now, aged 42, she’s left London for West Yorkshire where she runs her own practice. Here’s how she did it…

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A day in the life of a Mobile Bank Executive


Originally from Oregon, US, 26-year-old Emma Northcott now lives in London, where she’s worked for Monzo (formerly Mondo) Bank as its Head of Customer Operations for the past eight months. Here’s what life’s like working for a digital bank…

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Which City jobs are seeing the strongest salary growth?


While we lament the shorter days and chillier nights, at least we can take some solace in the fact that the jobs market is showing surprising resilience. In Morgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor for September, the global recruitment agency said that even the traditionally sleepy month of August “surprised everyone” with its 4% month-on-month rise in both jobs and jobseekers.

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An interview with the Head of Legal at a FinTech superstar


Originally from Lancashire, 31-year-old Ahmed Badr moved to London in 2003 to study medicine. But after deciding that medicine wasn’t right for him, he left university to take a year out before returning to study business. Now, seven years later, he’s a qualified solicitor and the Head of Legal at the booming FinTech company GoCardless.

In this frank interview, he reveals how he made those all-important career decisions…

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How to Get Into the World of Active Trading


Active trading has surged in popularity over the past decade as Internet connections have become faster and more sophisticated programs for advanced computers have been created. Due to developments such as these, today’s traders are armed with better tools to execute trades faster and easier.

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