Which country needs 60,000 accountants?

'Recruitment fairs, tax incentives and even large Eiffel Tower replicas are some of methods governments and companies are using to entice expat accountants back to their home nations.' more

BPP University College becomes BPP University

8 August 2013 BPP UNIVERSITY STATUS Following confirmation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) that BPP meets the criteria for full university title, BPP University College of Professional Studies became BPP University on 6 August 2013. Professor Carl Lygo, Chief Executive said today, “I am delighted that BPP University becomes the UK’s more

The Jackson Reforms: Exclusive Interview with Lord Justice Jackson

“The reforms ensure that lawyers are properly paid and that most claimants get more damages – that is not something that the critics see fit to mention” Why did you go into law? Was there any particular reason that influenced your decision and did you at any time consider other professions? I went into law more

Branch Student Presidents 2013: Mark, BPP Birmingham

Name: Mark Lawrence Where are you Branch President? Birmingham What course are you studying? LLB Why did you want to become branch president? So that I could use my organisation and advocacy skills to help improve the student experience at the Birmingham branch. What do you think of BPP so far? All in all, it’s more

Eversheds: Top tips to increase your employability

Eversheds: Top Tips to Increase Your Employability Stephen Bloomer, Resourcing Adviser, Eversheds Talk about your achievements: – Too many CV’s read like Job descriptions. As a recruiter, what I am really interested in seeing is what you have achieved and what value have you been able to add to that role or experience. For example did more

A day in the life of an LPC student

Shahban Aziz, LPC student, BPP Leeds 8.30am: I arrive at the Law School with plenty of time to grab a hot chocolate from the common room before classes begin. BPP Leeds is located a three minute walk away from the train station; because of this most students commute in. To make the most of my more

ACCA Exam Tips June 2013 – all papers

Get the full range of ACCA Exam Tips June 2013. The papers covered include F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9 and P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7. more

Top Ten Tips to secure a training contract

by Jane Houston, Co-director of the LPC 1)         Use the STAR Method to answer competency based questions on applications and in interviews by breaking the question into four clear parts  – Situation, Task, Action taken, Result achieved. 2)         Know the deadline for applications for specific firms you are interested in, be it vacation schemes or more

Where are the new jobs?

Here is your Starter for Ten. DWF LLP Law firm DWF has acquired Cobbetts out of administration. Cobbetts appointed KPMG as administrators following poorer than expected trading in November and December 2012. Cobbetts has 491 staff including 72 partners with offices in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and London. Hugh James Involegal LLP Law firm Hugh James more

Growing your trading account

When you open a trading account, the aim of every trader is to generate profits. Some traders want to make profits very fast, but the real goal of any trader should be to develop a strategy which can yield consistent profits. There are a number of things which need to be considered to develop a more

Law Society Diversity Access Scheme

Assistance with Legal Practice Course (LPC) fees to exceptional individuals who face or have overcome exceptional obstacles to qualify as a solicitor. Obstacles may be of a financial, social, educational or personal nature, or might relate to a disability or chronic health condition that makes the goal of qualifying as a solicitor a particularly challenging more

Success stories

Annabel Lane started the GDL without a training contract but will be starting at a Magic Circle firm in 2014. In over three years of thinking about and applying for training contracts one thing has become clear; there’s no exact formula for success. There are, however, a lot of negative voices out there (stay away more

CFA Level 1 Exam Tips [and last chance webinar]

CFA Level 1 Exam Tips - syllabus breakdown: Ethics, Quantitative Methods, Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Futures v forwards, Alternatives. more

Last chance to study QLTT

The QLTT is a legitimate route to qualification as a solicitor of England & Wales. If you have a QLTT Certificate of Eligibility take the tests before August 2013, or you will miss out. more

Preparing for your CFA Exams – Numerical and Written Questions

Don't focus on the calculations at the expense of understanding the 'wordy' elements of the course - these are easy marks to pick up, and the exam is surprisingly non-calculation based. more

BPP Student Story

Ogiemwonyi’s World of Fashion – BPP Student Story

Msc Management Alumni Isoken Ogiemwonyi,  winner of the MTN/British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur for 2012, is making an impact in Nigeria. ‘This Day Live’ published an article on her achievements. Isoken has big ambitions. The co-founder of Lagos-based retail store L’Espace took home the award for MTN/British Council Young Creative Entrepreneur for 2012 at the MTN Lagos Fashion more

ACCA Exam Tips December 2012 – all papers

Get the full range of ACCA Exam Tips December 2012. The papers covered include F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9 and P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, and a bonus section on the intriguing topic of cashflow. more

CFA Level 1 Exam Tips December 2012

Get up-to-speed with BPP's CFA Level 1 exam tips for December 2012. To get you ready for exams, we cover topics including Ethics, Quantitative methods, Economic, Financial reporting and analysis, Corporate finance, Portfolio management, Equity, Fixed income, Derivatives, Alternatives and revision webinars. more

Preparing for your CFA exams – Practise Questions

Find out the best places to get CFA exam practise questions. Many people sign up for additional tuition support and materials, but even if you only use the CFA resources that come with the exam booking, you still have many questions to work through. more

The Defamation Act – Offer of Amends involving the father of Baby P

Recently the Court of Appeal gave a very interesting ruling on the interpretation of the Offer of Amends under s.2 of the Defamation Act 1996 (DA). The case involved the father of Baby P, who had been falsely accused by The People of being a child rapist. The father was not named in the article and was only referred to as the father of Baby P. The child’s mother was named. more