Pro Bono Centre Shortlisted for LawWorks Pro Bono Awards 2017

  Judges for the LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards have shortlisted BPP Pro Bono Centre (BPP University Law School) for two leading awards, ‘Best contribution by an in-house team’ and ‘Most effective pro bono partnership’ for BPP’s Enterprise Legal Advice Clinic. BPP Pro Bono Centre’s 13 staff and many students dedicate thousands of hours across more

IFRS 15 – Revenue Out with the old in with the new

IFRS 15 was first issued in May 2014. Ian Mackintosh, IASB vice-chairman at the time, praised the IFRS model for revolutionising the financial reporting landscape. He stated that IFRS has allowed for a “globally consistent language of financial reporting” and also thinks “accounting is on the cusp of becoming the world’s first global profession” thanks more

Finance Business Partnering: A look behind the curtain

The term ‘Finance Business Partner’ has been around for many years.   A multitude of companies have had a vision of business partnering but it would seem only a few have successfully achieved it.  Let’s just take a few minutes and reflect on whether it’s all worth it and, if it is, how we might improve more

Cyber Security – Minimise Risk in Today’s Culture of Computing

As the world continues to deepen its digital footprint, organised criminal gangs sitting on the other side of the screen are on the increase, acting almost like an unfortunate side-effect. Stories almost always focus on someone far away, like high ranking politicians, celebrities or big companies. But cyber crime and malicious hackers also target regular more

“You do not have to be deluded to work in the financial services industry…”

Very interesting article in this weeks Evening Standard about the City not being ready for MiFID II: BPP will help make sure you are ready for these big changes with our face to face course, MiFID II – New Requirements for Investment Managers, which offers the opportunity to prepare for these changes. The Markets in Financial more

Artificial Intelligence: How ‘New Thinking’ is Changing the World

Alongside the allure of croissants, our recent Artificial Intelligence (AI) breakfast event held in the heart of London managed to entice many on a rain-soaked Monday morning. We had over 100 people join the AI breakfast event and live webinar where our expert presenter, Pratish Sharma gave a fantastic overview of the fascinating developments in more

Stand out from the competition – apply to become a Student Digital Champion

BPP Learning Centres around the country are recruiting Student Digital Champions with a closing date of Friday 20th October. In this paid role (£150 per semester) you will help to organise training and support that will help your fellow students improve their digital knowledge. Some of our champions are moving on as they graduate, others more

Avoiding The Traps

Sally Chapman offers some top tips on passing the Advanced Taxation paper As BPP’s P6 Advanced Taxation subject matter expert I can’t actually sit your exam for you, but I can offer you my top tips for ensuring your success. Strong assumed knowledge Sadly, many students’ assumed F6 knowledge is simply not good enough. Perhaps more

Prudential Apprenticeship Graduation 2017

On Wednesday 23rd August 2017 and Thursday 21st September 40 Prudential apprentices successfully completed and graduated from their Level 3 Apprenticeship at a ceremony held at the insurer’s offices in Stirling and Reading. The 40 graduates have become inseparable whilst working together over the past year and they even spent time with each other at more

The Streetlaw Project at BPP Law School

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono & CSR at BPP University Law School. She is responsible for BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Centre that facilitates around 30 projects which provide legal advice and education services to the most vulnerable. Law students volunteer to deliver pro bono services under the supervision of qualified solicitors. more

Safeguarding at BPP: Meet the Team

Safeguarding at BPP: Meet the Team

You may know that it is World Suicide Prevention Day on the 10th September. This is an initiative by the World Health Organisation which aims to raise awareness that suicide is preventable and to educate people on the help that is available. This is a real issue within the UK today and there are many more


Experienced senior tutor Nitin Rabheru offers some tips on passing the AAT Level 4 Business Tax Exam.   Many students find the Level 4 tax exams challenging. However, with an effective study and revision plan you can significantly increase your chances of passing. From the outset it is vital you familiarise yourself with the terminology more

The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017 - Shortlisted

BPP University Law School shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017

BPP University Law School is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Legal Awards in the Pro Bono Award category for the second year in succession. The pro bono team in BPP University Law School’s centre in Leeds has been acknowledged for its innovation and creativity in the delivery of its more

New Dean of BPP University Law School announced

BPP University are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Chadwick as Dean of the Law School. Andrew joined BPP in 2012 as Deputy Dean of the Law School and has worked in legal education for 19 years prior to this. During Andrews’s career, he has undertaken roles which have given him experience in all more

Legal Careers Workshop

Legal Careers Workshop – Meet the Law Firms

Law careers advice is one thing – getting it from the people that will hire you is another. Join us for our Legal Careers Workshop (20 July, London) and see why we’re trusted by some of UK’s biggest law firms. You can even see how employable you are when you put your legal CV and more

Legal Careers Workshop

Legal Careers Workshop – Meet the Tutors

At BPP University Law School, our focus is to help you secure that all-important training contract. To see what a leading university law school has to offer, book your place now for our Legal Careers Workshop on 20 July in London and see why we’re trusted by some of UK’s biggest law firms. You’ll receive a more

London apprenticeship networking events are a success

As part of his role for our BPP Network for Professional Apprentices, our London Network President has hosted two successful networking events for our apprentices during the months of May and June. 19-year-old Ekansh Sharma, a LLW Employment Pathways Administrator (Apprentice) at A2Dominion Group, has taken his presidential role in his stride hosting informal events more

A law student’s perspective – Why do we need an online court?

  Amy Ooi is a GDL student at BPP, Waterloo campus. She the Justice Reform Analyst for the Pro Bono Centre, specifically reporting on the new online court. Amy completed a degree in English and German and has an interest in human rights and civil liberties groups. She is also interested in current reforms to our justice more

Supreme Court: In the matter of Charlie Gard Permission to Appeal Hearing Comment

It is likely that many of you will have read about or seen the sad case of Charlie Gard on the news. This matter went before the Supreme Court yesterday at a permission to appeal hearing. The matter was heard by Lady Hale, Lord Kerr and Lord Wilson who declined the family of Charlie Gard more

The impact of SRA’s SQE proposals on social welfare lawyering

  Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono & CSR at BPP University Law School. She is responsible for BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Centre that facilitates around 30 projects which provide legal advice and education services to the most vulnerable in society. Law students volunteer to deliver the services under the supervision of more