London, Monday 20 June 2011 The National Skills Academy for Financial Services has announced the appointment of Beverley Dyson as regional development manager for the North of England. Beverley will work closely with employers within the region to find practical solutions to nurture talent and skills development in the local financial…See More
PRESS RELEASE17 March 2011New work based RDR qualification gains FSA approvalThe National Skills Academy for Financial Services and CTP (Corporate Training Partnerships) are pleased to announce that our new work based assessment qualification is to be added to the Financial Services Authority’s (FSA) Qualification…See More
PRESS RELEASE SKILLS ACADEMY TO HOST APPRENTICESHIP DROP IN SESSIONS London, 31 January 2011 The National Skills Academy for Financial Services is hosting a week of drop-in information sessions for employers in the City as part of National Apprenticeship week (7 – 11 February). The sessions are aimed at employers who would…See More
The National Skills Academy for Financial Services launches Professional Manager Development ProgrammeA course developed for senior managers to enhance leadership skills The National Skills Academy for Financial Services has launched the Professional Manager Development Programme, a new qualification which has been designed to provide senior managers in the financial services industry with leadership skills to cope with challenges in today’s demanding business environment. The Professional…See More
The National Skills Academy for Financial Services boosts support for businesses in the South of England22 November 2010The National Skills Academy for Financial Services (NSAFS) is boosting its presence in the South of England to support employers in the important financial services sector with the appointment of Trevor Child as Business Development Manager.The UK financial services industry employs about 120,000 people in the South East alone, with significant industry hubs including…See More
The Chief Executive of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services is urging financial services employers to come forward and stake their claim for new apprenticeship funding announced by the Government.In the Comprehensive Spending Review last week, The Chancellor promised to double the number of apprenticeships for the over-19s to boost skills and help generate economic growth. An additional £250m will be invested creating 75,000 more apprenticeships for adults in the workplace a year…See More
Sylvia Perrins, Chief Executive of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services (NSAFS), an expert in financial capability education, comments on speculation the Education Maintenance Allowance will be scrapped in the CSR: “Young people from low income households will suffer financially if the proposal to remove the education maintenance grant goes ahead. The grant has helped numerous young people stay in education where otherwise the financial pressures might have forced them to leave.…See More
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