NMBA is the UK's largest academy for professionals working in financial services. Join over 16,000 advisers as they come together to share best practice, to develop their knowledge and understanding and to unite to drive forward the financial services industry.
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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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.
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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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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Developed by a team of legal and probate specialists at APS Legal & Associates, the Academy has utilised the strength of the SimplyBiz Group to offer an extensive and specific platform through which advisers can explore, understand and offer probate services directly to their client base and beyond.
The workplace academy is an extension of NMBA and is designed to support advisers as they establish and evolve their relationships with corporate clients. You can access training and materials designed to help you take your brand into the workplace.
Coming soon, our Later Life Academy will provide advisers with valuable support around training and exams to enable a smooth transition into the later Life market.
August 17, 2016
If it was not for the RDR rearing its head when it did, it would have been many years since most of us gave any thought to the way in which we learn and retain information. With the average age of advisers currently standing at 58, those that had not actively pursued non-mandatory professional qualifications during their career could have had a gap of around three-and-a-half decades in between exam revision sessions.
August 01, 2016
By Tom Hegarty (Managing Director, NMBA).
Before the Retail Distribution Review reared its head a few years ago, it would have been many years since most of us gave any thought at all to the way in which we learn and retain information. With the average age of financial advisers currently standing at 58, those of you who had not actively pursued non-mandatory professional qualifications during your career could potentially have had a gap of around three and a half decades in-between exam revision sessions.
Over the past five to ten years, there’s been a real interest in the ways in which different people learn and remember information. There are a number of varying theories, but the majority of them have the same four learning styles at their core:
May 24, 2016
The FCA is stressing its rules do not put off new blood joining the industry, but seasoned advisers warn the growing complexity of the job and training costs continue to discourage young recruits.
May 24, 2016
Continuous professional development should be viewed as something more than just a box-ticking exercise undertaken to renew a statement of professional standing.