Sarah Thwaites, director of skills development at the Financial Services Skills Council, discusses the introduction of QCF Level 4 draft core units.
The proposed qualifications are currently under consultation, but are set to become the minimum benchmark qualification for all advisers.
Here, Sarah Thwaites outlines the likely impact on the post-RDR retail finance industry.
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
Steps already taken
Increasingly diverse sector
First of planned acquisitions
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