CII launches adviser work experience initiative for children 13 and over

To grow talent in the advice industry

Hope William-Smith
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Children as young as 13 will be able to undertake financial planning work experience as part of a free Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) initiative aimed at helping bolster talent in the industry.

A new virtual work experience programme will run in conjunction with careers platform Springpod and is open to children and young adults in schools, colleges, and universities across the UK aged 13 or up. The experience will provide students with an understanding of the relevant skills and characteristics needed to succeed in financial planning and inform them of the options within the sector for potential future career paths. The first iteration of the financial planning part of the initiative will take place early next year following a programme aimed at the insurance sector. Car...

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