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The New Model Business Academy is a unique and ground breaking not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the training and development of financial services professionals.

NMBA has developed a framework, which includes all of the key areas that financial services professionals require for their knowledge, skill and application.

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Latest Events

As a professional operating in today's ever changing financial services market, it is essential to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to evolve.

As a member of the NMBA, you will have access to a number of market leading events, each designed with your continued development in mind.

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Latest Webinar

To complement our comprehensive face to face events, we run a programme of webinars, each offering you engaging content in a number of key development areas.

Webinars are free to watch as part of your NMBA membership and a full schedule is accessible via the website once you log in.

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NEW CPD material

At the NMBA, your personal development is our top priority. Through our extensive event programme, you have access to a number of learning and development opportunities, which is further complemented by our personal development library.

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Partner News

The NMBA is supported by a number of leading industry partners, each committed to support your ongoing personal and professional development.

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Workplace Solutions

Workplace Solutions from the SimplyBiz Group provides a complete business development and compliance support service for anyone operating in or wishing to enter the corporate market – from accountants and financial advisers to payroll and HR specialists.

Latest News

Profile: NMBA's Tom Hegarty on how to attract 10,000 adviser recruits

  May 02, 2017

Falling adviser numbers are a real concern for New Model Business Academy managing director Tom Hegarty. If left unaddressed, he warns consumers will lose out. Fewer advisers mean fewer people will get advice; there will be a lack of competition in the market and the cost of advice will increase.

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SimplyBiz tackles skills shortage with advice apprenticeship scheme

  April 28, 2017

The New Model Business Academy (NMBA), the not-for profit training and development division of the SimplyBiz Group, has received formal accreditation for its new apprenticeship programme from the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).

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Tom Hegarty: How to manage change, priorities and best practice

  April 26, 2017

This article, written by Tom Hegarty, Managing Director of the New Model Business Academy, looks at how advisers can make changes within their businesses, how they can prioritise their goals and how they can define best practice for their own businesses.

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How should advisers attract and train new talent?

  April 24, 2017

This article, written by Amanda Newman Smith, from Money Marketing discusses how firms can atract and train new talent in financial advice. The article includes insight from NMBA's Managing Director, Tom Hegarty, around the importance of practical application of advice rather than just academic learning.

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