The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has awarded accredited body status to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI).
Professional Adviser asked the Chartered Insurance Institute for its views on the financial advice market as we head into 2012. This week: Professionalism.
Julie Hepworth, group regulatory manager at Perspective Financial Group, explains how to make sure your gap-fill evidence is up to scratch.
Today sees the online launch of the third in Professional Adviser's series of structured CPD articles tailored to meet your RDR gap-fill requirements.
The Labour government was rightly derided for many things, but one event that happened under its watch should be applauded: the introduction of the Freedom of Information Act.
Sesame Bankhall Group has launched an online learning management system to enhance its training and development support for network members.
Linda Cummins, head of wills at solicitor firm Goldsmith Williams, explains how to avoid mistakes when helping a client with a will.
The Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) has launched an online learning programme designed to help advisers fill any knowledge gaps they may have ahead of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
The post-2012 regime for continuing professional development (CPD) is the "most transformational" aspect of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), according to Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) managing director Ruth Martin.
Advisers do not stand alone when it comes to regulation and Europe. Paul Robertson talks to Steve White, your man in Brussels
The Protection Review and the Personal Finance Society (PFS) will soon be announcing the first dates for independent protection training for advisers.
Watch our latest interview with the CII about your gap fill needs in the run-up to RDR, and your CPD requirements after it.
Congratulations, reader, for completing our RDR gap fill article on the main investment theories.
In the latest in our exclusive series of gap fill articles helping you prepare for RDR, Jackie Lockie covers everything you need to know about the main investment theories…
Four advisers explain why they attended Morgan Stanley's bespoke educational training sessions about structured products.
Advisers will only be able to use unstructured CPD to fill "a minority" of gaps, or less than 25%, in the run-up to RDR.
As part of our Investing in the Profession initiative, we put your burning questions to Steve Jenkins, director of financial markets at the CII.
Certified Financial Planners (CFP) will have access to gap-fill sessions in nationwide events organised by the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP).
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has launched an online video service to help members build up CPD hours.
In an industry first, IFAonline brings you a series of structured CPD articles fully accredited by the IFP and confirmed as meeting the RDR learning outcomes as set by the FSA. This week: Lawyer Adam Samuel on ethics.
Morningstar's Anastasia Georgiou on how to bump up your knowledge base.
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has launched a web application for smartphones to help members log CPD activity.
As part of Professional Adviser's series looking at how firms are preparing for RDR, Jones Hill managing director Brian Hill recalls a seminal moment...
The R01 exam may not be the best route for experienced advisers to improve their knowledge or gap-fill for CPD as it is too academic and lacks relevant material, according to IFA Ian Lowes.