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Exam incentive to greater qualification

IFAs completing both the Financial Planning Certificate and Mortgage Advice Qualification can now go forward with a half credit towards the higher level Advanced Planning Certificate.

The decision by the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Society of Financial Advisers supports the regulator&#39s wishes to see greater incentives for people to go beyond the regulatory minimum qualifications.

It is intended to make it easier for advisers to move up to AFPC or, for those already hold it, enhance their professional standing.

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