IFA urges fellow advisers to hold career talks in schools

After recently visiting a school

Victoria McKeever
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Chartered financial planner Filip Slipaczek has urged fellow advisers to hold financial services career talks in schools, after he himself spoke to students at a London school.

Slipaczek recently presented to 10 groups of students aged 14 at Finchley Catholic school on the benefits of a career in financial services. He said: "There's definitely a demand for advisers to get involved." Slipaczek pointed out that giving careers talks qualified as continuing professional development (CPD), which could be a good incentive for other advisers to offer similar talks in schools. Finchley Catholic offers the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF) certificate and diploma, equivalent to AS and A Level qualifications. Both of the adviser's sons, Alex and Ma...

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