Simon Cogman-Hellier: Working together to close the 'advice talent gap'

Career support and development

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Simon Cogman-Hellier shares his career progression philosophy and urges others in the sector to nurture employees, give them the opportunity to develop and help close the 'advice talent gap'

It is well known within the advice industry that we are facing an advice talent gap. Recent research has estimated that about 15,000 advisers plan to leave the profession in the near future, whilst the 2020 ‘dream jobs' report showed young people are still focused on a small pool of just 15 top career choices - with a financial services role not making it into the list. It is therefore up to companies in the industry to recognise this and invest in their own training programmes; offering employees from within their own organisation the opportunity to upskill, move position and to lear...

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