View more on these topics

MM leader: Enrol for the Money Marketing Academy

This week, Money Marketing announces plans to launch an academy to help readers achieve the new qualification benchmarks required by the retail distribution review.

The academy will offer advisers a range of heavily subsidised benefits and study assistance with members free to pick and choose as little or as much as they want.

With less than three years to go until the RDR is introduced, the academy is designed to help small firms struggling with the costs associated with meeting the FSA’s requirements.

Money Marketing is in talks with a number of providers to help fund the academy to enable support, ranging from text books to residential training, to be offered for free or at a significant discount.

Although it is possible that changes could be made to the RDR, the direction is clear. Levels of training and professionalism will have to increase.

Launching the academy is part of Money Marketing’s commitment to our readers to help ensure as many IFAs as possible are still practising after 2012.

Anyone wanting to register their interest in joining the academy should email moneymarketingacademy@centaur.co.uk.

Any companies interested in becoming Academy sponsors should contact david.cowan@centaur.co.uk.

Recommended

Transact chief Taylor hits out at ‘misleading tactics’ by platforms

Transact chief executive Ian Taylor claims that platforms are misleading IFAs in a bid to win market share before the retail distribution review changes are implemented. In a Transact adviser update, Taylor says platform providers are manipulating IFAs and “making hay while the pre-RDR sun shines”. He says tactics include misleading the market by spreading […]

Moneygate: A20 deal “unlikely”

Moneygate chief executive Lee Hartley says a deal for network Alpha to Omega is now unlikely despite a third offer for the business remaining on the table.

1

Better treatment for advisers on FSA fees

If you don’t have a crash, your car insurance premiums go down. Those who are responsible for accidents pay most. That is fair. Last year, the Association of Independent Financial Advisers’ campaigning work saw a material difference between the FSA’s fee proposals and the actual bills that landed on members’ doormats. I hope that this […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

There are 2 comments at the moment, we would love to hear your opinion too.

  1. Every little helps !!

  2. sl7Shh mwkqeagxvcam, [url=http://jaijfrsaedeu.com/]jaijfrsaedeu[/url], [link=http://tphaqhkgkucj.com/]tphaqhkgkucj[/link], http://zdhbwzmosogh.com/

Leave a comment