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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.

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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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Adviser Probate Academy

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.

Workplace Academy

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.

Later Life Academy

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.

Latest News

Set your watch: time management tips

  September 08, 2016

Tom Hegarty looks at the time pressure faced by advisers and shares some insight into working smarter not harder

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Are your clients visual, verbal or emotional?

  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.

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Learning Styles

  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:

 

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Attracting talent: Where is the data on young adviser numbers?

  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.

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