TITLE

Aifa e-academy leads RDR aid for advisers

AUTHOR(S)
Blackmore, Nicole
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Money Marketing;6/18/2009, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Aifa to launch its business transition programme designed to help firms cope with the demands of the retail distribution review (RDR) in Great Britain. It states that the first stage of the project is an e-academy with Skandia AB. According to Aifa director general Chris Cummings, the online academy will include a tool to help firms conduct a self-assessment on the need to prepare for the RDR.
ACCESSION #
43089693

 

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