Initiative for Financial Wellbeing awarded 'Institute' status

'Hard work and determination'

Julia Bahr
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The Initiative for Financial Wellbeing (IFW) has been granted 'Institute' status by the secretary of state for business, the non-profit organization revealed.

The IFW name will change from 'Initiative' to 'Institute' in due course, with rebranding work currently underway, it said. The government-regulated term 'Institute' is protected and only given to organizations that are carrying out research at the highest level, and to professional bodies of the highest standing, according to the IFW. The IFW said that in granting it status, recognition was given to the three sponsored white papers the organisation has produced. Becoming a CPD accreditor and launching the ‘Financial Wellbeing Certificate' programme, which already has an alumnus of som...

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