A third of people who have already purchased an annuity intend to keep it despite government promises they can sell their right to the income for cash, according to a poll of 1,800 retirees.
Zurich-backed network Openwork has launched a training programme to help its advisers attain QCF Level 6 qualifications and the Chartered Financial Planner designation.
An advice firm consolidator is requiring all of its advisers to attain Chartered status, requiring Level 6 qualifications - two grades above the minimum.
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