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1. "Trouble finding an apprentice? Here's why"

Last week, we were informed of another stumbling block on the government’s disaster-filled path towards putting a viable apprenticeship funding plan in place.  

Tags: NMBA, Apprentice
2. A golden opportunity to recruit new advisers

It won’t be a revelation to anybody that the financial advice sector is in dire need of new blood in order to survive.

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By Matt Timmins
3. Generation game: What are advice firms looking for in potential recruits?

Brains, a willingness to learn and the desire to work as part of a team are key qualities firms are looking for as they seek to identify the next generation of financial advisers, writes Hannah Godfrey.

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

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

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

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?

Tags: NMBA, NextGen Sites, Financial Advice
By Ken Davy
6. "Get to grips with the softer side of advice"

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.

Tags: NMBA, robo-advice
By Tom Hegarty
7. NMBA gets apprenticeship approval from Skills Funding Agency

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.

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8. Nearly half of advisers think clients are being overcharged, survey finds

Almost half of advisers think that some clients are overpaying for the value of service they receive, according to a survey conducted by SimplyBiz's New Model Business Academy (NMBA).

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By Tom Hegarty
9. Advisers brand Mifid call recording 'step too far'

European Union requirements for adviser firms to record all client telephone calls have been branded a 'step too far' by members of the New Model Business Academy.

Tags: NMBA, Advisers
10. Tackling the crisis in adviser recruitment

For at least the past decade, there has been a growing awareness that the financial services sector is facing a seemingly unsolvable problem: there are fewer advisers joining the industry than there are leaving.

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By Tom Hegarty

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"Embracing the importance of good communication"

June 06, 2018

In recent years, as far as financial advice is concerned, so much emphasis has been placed on getting the right qualifications that the vital importance of soft skills has been neglected.

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Tom Hegarty: A ban on contingent charging is no solution

May 31, 2018

The recent NMBA survey of members on the issue of contigency charging provoked an unprecedented level of response and some striking results.

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"Please, Mr Provider, could we have some more?"

May 23, 2018

When Dickens’ Oliver Twist famously said “Please, sir, I want some more”, every reader or audience member knew that there was plenty available and his need for ‘more’ should have been satisfied. I feel somewhat the same in respect of the outcome of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme review.

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Liz Coyle: Your Senior Managers & Certification Regime refresher

May 17, 2018

Liz Coyle, Compliance Policy Manager for The SimplyBiz Group, recaps the key aspects of next year's big rules change.

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