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Paraplanner service launches awards to boost industry recognition

The has launched the Paraplanner of The Year awards in association with the Institute of Financial Planning.

The UK paraplanner resource service has launched the Paraplanner of The Year and the Rising Star awards to increase the recognition of the industry nationwide.

The awards are based on paraplanners answering 20 technical questions and writing a short piece about their role as a paraplanner.

The co-founder Richard Allum says: “This award will give paraplanners the chance to increase their profile and show the industry what they can do. This is similar to the Australian award and will soon become the ultimate recognition of a paraplanners excellence. To be the winner of the first award will be something special”.

Co-founder Martin Vaughan adds: “This is something we’ve been planning for some time and will increase the industry’s knowledge about the important work paraplanners do”.


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Decent thoughts

I have spoken at a number of pension seminars this year and have noticed that when other attendees and speakers talk about the 2012 changes, they often say that it will be the first time that every employee in the country will have a decent company pension.


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