TITLE

FSA looks at plan to assess advisers at work

AUTHOR(S)
Blackmore, Nicole
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Money Marketing;5/14/2009, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the Financial Service Authority to introduce on-site assessments for financial advisers in Great Britain. Institute Financial Planning (IFP) chief executive Nick Cann stresses that the initiatives aims to help advisers, however, it is more costly than eligibility examinations. Highclere Financial Services partner Alan Lakey noted that on-site assessments is more commendable than certifications since it can meet different conditions.
ACCESSION #
41141604

 

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