A guide to R05 | How to revise, the benefits and more!

What is R05? R05 is a level 3 qualification provided by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) upon completion it provides 10 credits. When and why do you need R05? The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) require retail investment advisers to hold a recognised qualification. Therefore, it is recommended Advisors providing protection advice hold an R05 or …

The COMPLETE guide to becoming a Mortgage Advisor in 2021

This blog is a definitive guide to becoming a Mortgage Advisor. Click on any of the sections to jump to that part of the blog. Contents What do Mortgage Advisors do? Job role How much do Mortgage Advisors earn? How long do Mortgage Advisors work? List of duties Mortgage Advisor benefits  Types of Mortgage Advisor …

Dawn Walker-Bennett joins the team!

Former Head of Business Development for AFH Wealth Management, Dawn Walker-Bennett has joined specialist firm, IFA Acquisitions, the business broker division of one of the UK’s largest specialist recruitment agencies, Premier Jobs UK. Dawn Walker-Bennett will join the team from AFH, where she worked for nearly eleven years over two periods. In charge of business …

CeMAP (LIBF) vs Certificate in Mortgage Advice (CII)

In the UK to provide Mortgage Advice, you must have a qualification recognised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). If you don’t have a recognised qualification, you can’t legally provide regulated Mortgage Advice in the UK.  Although there are many mortgage qualifications the two main qualifications that are recognised as industry standards come from the …

A guide to Certificate in Mortgage Advice (CII CeMAP equivalent)

What is the Certificate in Mortgage Advice? The Certificate in Mortgage Advice is a level 3 qualification that meets the FCA’s qualification requirements for mortgage advisers. Upon completion, it allows CII/PFS members to provide professional Mortgage Advice in the U.K and also to use the Cert CII (MP) designation in their name. Why do you …

A guide to the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning (CII)

What is the Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning? “The RQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning builds on existing knowledge enabling advisers to develop specialist planning capabilities and offer a sophisticated and comprehensive approach to financial management. Members with over five years’ sector experience can apply for Chartered Financial Planner status on completion of …

Premier Jobs UK 2021 Candidate Survey

Premier Jobs UK is a leading specialist in Financial Services Recruitment. As well as achieving high volumes of placements we have become the trusted and highly respected ‘go to’ organisation through our regular blogs and YouTube videos on all matters relating to jobs in Financial Services. To assist us produce first-hand relevant and up-to-date information …