A guide to Adv DipFA (Diploma in Financial Advice)

What is Adv DipFA? Adv DipFA is a level 6 qualification provided by the London Institute of Banking & Finance and is registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and recognised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It succeeds the DipFA qualification which is the qualification that is required to provide professional advice …

How to write a CV (For Financial Services industry)

One of the most challenging aspects at the start of job hunting can be writing a CV. Often you have to ‘brush the dust off’ your old CV; reformat the old word document and rack your brain on how to summarise your current role into a couple of paragraphs. This is a common problem many modern-day professionals face, often to no avail. Luckily for you, this article seeks to explain how …

Whole of Market Financial Planning Recruiters

A deep understanding of financial planning and mortgage advice is an important requirement when providing financial services recruitment support. How you operate In order for you to provide financial advice to your clients, it is important: An in-depth factfind is carried out to fully understand your clients’ current situation and future aspirations (short, medium and …

What to do when you are unhappy at work?

Unhappy in your job? If yes, ask yourself what reasons are making you unhappy… Your specific role and responsibilities? Company culture? Lack of progression? Feel undervalued? False promises? Lack of Job security? Long Commute? Internal / external changes? Can the issue change? After identifying what the issue is, can your current job change or adapt …

Make 2019 your year!

Why not get your 2019 off to the best possible start by landing your dream role? You could set yourself up for a great year with hopefully many more to come. Are you tired of your employer failing to deliver on promises? Do you believe your role isn’t fulfilling your needs? Do you feel like …