Zoom-based FD3 course (on 19-20 July 2021) has been added

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In response to demand from those situated a long-distance from the training venue in Milton Keynes, we have added a Zoom-based FD3 (Amendment of Specifications) course (with numbers limited to 10) tutored by Peter Gray on 19-20 July 2020. It will be a 1.5 day course spread over 2 days, with regular breaks because of the Zoom-format.

Extra Paper D course added on 16-17 November 2020 because of high demand + Potential Further Paper C course + Refresher courses for EQE 2021 candidates

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Extra Paper D course on 16-17 November In response to high demand, the Paper D tutors have agreed to hold a further revision course for EQE Paper D, 21 E10 on Mon-Tue 16-17 November 2020. This course, will be held remotely using Zoom-meetings. Our other Papers A&B, Paper C and Paper D course between 9-13 November and 20-21 November will …

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JDD Analysis of the PEB 2019 exam results

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Pass rates for all candidates taking the Final Diploma (FD) papers in the PEB 2019 exams fell significantly for FD1, FD2 and FD3. The pass rate rose marginally for FD4 but remained near its twenty year low. The FD1 pass rate was 57% for those attending JDD FD1 courses in 2019. This compared to a pass rate of 39% for other …

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The COVID-19 crisis and its impact on our courses – how we are responding [1 February 2021 update]

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Because of the Covid-19 situation, we held all our 2020 courses remotely, using Zoom or Microsoft Teams, instead of in person in Milton Keynes. In February 2021, the Covid-19 situation in the UK remains very challenging. But, with vaccination gathering pace and the potential for transmission rates to drop significantly during the summer, it seems feasible that we may be …

Breaking News: EPO announces 16-19 March 2020 EQE exams (and Pre-exam) cancelled (or postponed) because of Covid-19

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The EPO has announced today (5 March 2020) that, “in response to the latest developments regarding the spread of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) and in line with the precautionary measures taken by the EPO, the Supervisory Board of the European qualifying examination has decided to cancel the EQE (pre-examination and main examination papers). The Supervisory Board is currently assessing whether …

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Response to complaint concerning inappropriate promotion of tutors’ firm during a recent course

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Soon after our E6 course on 28-29 November 2019, we received complaints from two firms that at the end of a session, during the lunch period, the tutors displayed some slides which contained information about their firm, including one slide which set out a vacancy. Unsurprisingly the firms complained that this had the appearance of headhunting in front of a …