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Read it now: Apprenticeships continue & Platforms' patchy service

Read it now: Apprenticeships continue & Platforms' patchy service

Advice firms and networks have pledged to continue bringing new blood into the industry despite the issues facing businesses at the moment.

Apprenticeship programmes are moving online and expanding in scope to make sure the increasing need for quality financial advice can be met, with the advice industry still keen to recruit and retain new blood even if other industries are having to curtail training activity.

You can read this in the latest issue of Financial Adviser, alongside investigations into whether professional indemnity cover will have to change to meet the Covid-19 crisis head on, and whether regulatory leniency will come with a less lenient price tag in the end.

Also read our exclusive report into platforms and the urgent need for digital improvements for advisers and the end clients during this time of lockdown.

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Stay safe and healthy, both you and your families.

Simoney Kyriakou, editor