Fintel backs We Are Change initative to support advice sector growth

‘Broadening access to talent’

Julia Bahr
clock • 2 min read

Fintel, parent company of SimplyBiz, and The Verve Group have revealed a sponsorship agreement to provide free training and qualifications to those looking to start a career in financial services.

Fintel is sponsoring the We Are Change (WAC) initiative, part of The Verve Foundation, The Verve Group's not-for-profit arm. There have been nearly 1,000 applications in total since WAC launched in April 2021. As of July 2022, WAC is recruiting its sixth cohort and in total, the students have put in more than 1,670 hours of study so far, according to Verve Group. Matt Timmins, CEO at Fintel, said: "We are proud to be supporting the Verve Foundation and be part of the We Are Change initiative. We exist to inspire better outcomes in retail financial services, an incredibly important sec...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence.
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters.
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection.
  • Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
  • 
 Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes.

Join

 

Already a Professional Adviser member?

Login

More on Your profession

Thousands of PFS members respond to CII takeover consultation

Thousands of PFS members respond to CII takeover consultation

Responses showed ‘passion and strength of feeling’ among members

Jenna Brown
clock 27 January 2023 • 2 min read
Continuum reports record jump in number of new advisers

Continuum reports record jump in number of new advisers

Ambitious growth plans to become ‘a true household name’

Laura Miller
clock 26 January 2023 • 2 min read
Just reports new business sales up 17% led by DB arm

Just reports new business sales up 17% led by DB arm

Completed its largest DB de-risking transaction to date in July

Laura Miller
clock 26 January 2023 • 2 min read