Friends chief wants level six minimum

Blackmore, Nicole; Scott, Tracey
September 2009
Money Marketing;9/10/2009, p2
The article reports on the call of Trevor Matthews, chief executive officer of Friends Provident Group PLC, for the rise of the minimum qualification standard for advisers to Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) level six in Great Britain. He said that he is desiring to see level six adopted as a minimum standard which is equivalent to a bachelor's degree. It is noted that the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has implied its consideration to raise the minimum level for new entrants.


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