Neil Moles: From practitioners to professionals

'Not quite there yet'

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Neil Moles asks: What do we need to do to elevate our industry to the realm of 'the professionals'?  

Increasingly these days, I see financial advice referred to as a profession and while I think we are moving in the right direction, we're not quite there yet. We don't become a profession just by repeating it often enough and hoping the status will stick. So, what do we need to do to elevate our industry to the realm of the professionals?   Rebuilding foundations Firstly, we need to focus on rebuilding the foundations. What are the practices that still linger in our industry that might frustrate our ambition to become accepted as a profession? We like to think we've moved away from a...

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