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So FAMR, so good ... So FAMR, so good ...

11 Jul 2017

12 months since its introduction, what effect is FAMR having on day-to-day business? Can we claim it’s so FAMR, so good?    

NMBA - How Govt's apprentice funding freeze risks the future of advice NMBA - How Govt's apprentice funding freeze risks the future of advice

06 Jun 2017

Existing training providers have seen their funding slashed while advice firms have to wait longer to register their employees for apprenticeship schemes.

"Spring into technology and grow your client base" "Spring into technology and grow your client base"

12 Apr 2017 Ken Davy

Spring is a wonderful time for new growth as the trees blossom and flowers emerge to brighten even the smallest of gardens. So what better time could there be to look at the positive opportunities emerging to grow the number of financial advisers available to serve consumers and increase their effectiveness?

"Get to grips with the softer side of advice" "Get to grips with the softer side of advice"

11 Apr 2017 Tom Hegarty

Financial advisers have a unique skill set, which consists of technical knowledge, adherence to regulation and ethics, business skills to remain profitable, and interpersonal skills, which many would say are the most important, as these will determine whether an adviser is successful or not.

NMBA gets apprenticeship approval from Skills Funding Agency NMBA gets apprenticeship approval from Skills Funding Agency

03 Apr 2017

SimplyBiz Group's not-for-profit training and development division has received direct accreditation from the Government's Skills Funding Agency to provide apprenticeship training.

Simplybiz academy applies to provide apprenticeship support Simplybiz academy applies to provide apprenticeship support

09 Dec 2016

The New Model Business Academy has applied to be added to the register of apprenticeship training providers.

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A balanced view

July 20, 2017

Ronnie Taylor of Scottish Widows sets out his views on FSCS funding below, with an introduction from Ken Davy.

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Liberté! Egalité! Regulatory!

July 19, 2017

With MiFIID II, GDPR and IDD on the horizon, will UK firms be facing a REXIT (regulatory exit) or opening borders to EU legislation? 

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"Times change, but savings advice is still needed"

July 17, 2017

One of the most notable years for me was 1963. Jennifer and I had just bought our first house for the princely sum of £1,400, which back then seemed an awful lot of money.

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So FAMR, so good ...

July 11, 2017

12 months since its introduction, what effect is FAMR having on day-to-day business? Can we claim it’s so FAMR, so good?    

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