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Skills Academy chooses chief exec

Her primary role is to increase awareness among employers, employees and potential new joiners to the industry of the training and development opportunities that exist.

Over the past two years, the NSAFS has created a network of over 30 public and private training providers across England, providing training and development programs to over 4,000 people.

Its education, skills training and development programs cater for a range of experience levels from new joiners to management.

NSAFS chairman Tony Vine-Lott says: “All eight of our reg-ional and national boards, representing the interests and views of over 80 employers from across the industry, fully support Perrins as the person best qualified to continue the strong growth of the NSAFS and we look forward to her building on the Skills Academy’s success.”

Perrins says: “More than ever, before the financial services sector needs a skilled and highly qualified workforce and first class, value-for-money training to support it through these challenging times.”


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