IFA services provider threesixty is looking beyond qualifications as it aims to help advisers find the right businesses model for the transition to RDR.
It believes too much debate has focused on qualifications, leaving many firms unprepared for the regulatory changes.
To help these firms, it is staging a series of seminars around the country, open to all IFAs, giving support in formulating their business model and designing and delivering clear client and investment propositions.
Phil Billingham, strategy consultant at threesixty, says: "The new regime is only two years away yet the future of so many IFA firms remains in jeopardy.
"Many IFAs still haven't achieved clarity around what their proposition to clients will be and that is feeding through into a lack of marketing strategies.
"There is no such thing as a perfect business model. The important thing is that IFAs have the right processes in place, use the right technology and have the right marketing strategies to support their models."
The seminars will cover a wide range of key areas, including client segmentation, self-assessment and practice management tools and skills, and can count towards CPD as a result of an IFP endorsement.
The first seminar will be held in central London on 30 November, while subsequent events will be held in Manchester and Birmingham.
Advisers can email threesixty for more details and registration for the seminars.
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