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