Trade bodies should sponsor new talent initiatives, industry says

‘Trade bodies and FCA are both funded by us so should be giving back more’

Isabel Baxter
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Majority of advisers believe adviser trade bodies should sponsor initiatives to bring new talent into the advice industry.

In the latest PA Asks survey, we asked who should sponsor initiatives to bring in new talent into the advice industry. The majority (47%) said adviser trade bodies such as the Personal Finance Society and the Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association should, 27% said the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should, meanwhile 6% said the government and 20% chose ‘other'. One pundit suggested that life companies should sponsor new talent initiatives.  "There needs to be increased awareness in our education systems that financial planning exists as a career choice and...

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