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We also ensure that your views, needs and sector wide issues are prominently raised within the media to reach key opinion formers.

Here you will find the most recent thought leadership articles, opinion pieces and our high profile responses to issues affecting the skills agenda, diversity and widening access to careers within finance, accountancy and financial services.

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Financial Skills Partnership List of Coverage from November 2010

 August 2011 Coverage
     
BBC News
31/08/2011
 
Gender pay gap widens to £10,500 for managers, CMI says
     
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 June 2011 Coverage
     
Swindon Advertiser
09/06/2011
 
Record number chasing a university place
     
SecEd 09/06/2011  
Three in 10 could miss out on university
     
Smarta 10/06/2011  
Government launches £5bn initiative to get Britain back to work
   
Total Investor 13/06/2011  
‘Work Programme’ targets long-term unemployed and getting people off benefits
   
Compliance Monitor  13/06/2011  
RDR work-based assessment
     
BBC News 24 14/06/2011  
Government Work Program - apprenticeships
     
Fresh Business Thinking 15/06/2011  
Unemployment drop: what the experts say
     
Recruitment International 16/06/2011  
ONS Unemployment Statistics Highlight Fears Of ‘lost Generations’
     
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 April 2011 Coverage
     
ACQ 04/04/2011
 
HSBC launches apprenticeship scheme
     
FT Adviser 05/04/2011  
Skills Partnership joins financial literacy bandwagon (Fiona Nicolson)
     
The HR Director 11/04/2011  
One million youths unemployed...
   
Business Network Northeast 12/04/2011  
Youth unemployment could hit the one million mark
   
  Fresh Business Thinking  13/04/2011  
Cameron and Clegg announce youth initiative
     
Moneymarketing  14/04/2011  
Employers need to give their staff ready access to training
     
FT Adviser  20/04/2011  
London & Capital pushes for RDR phase-in
     
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 March 2011 Coverage 
     
eFiancial Careers 04/03/2011  
GUEST COMMENT: Investment banks should offer apprenticeships
     
eGovmonitor  04/03/2011  
The Financial Services Skills Council Set To Launch New Brand As 'The Financial Skills Partnership'
     
The peoples republic of Devon 16/03/2011  
Unemployment – employers need to urgently invest in skills and training
     
Charity Times 16/03/2011  
Unemployment rises again
     
ifaonline.co.uk 23/03/2011  
FSA could relax RDR 'cliff-edge' deadline: FSP
     
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 February 2011 Coverage
     
Parasol Group 01/02/2011  
Umbrella contractor news: Recruiters 'can help guide young people's careers'
     
FT Adviser 03/02/2011  
FSA gets in dispute with its RDR qualifications partner, sarah commented
   
Money Marketing 07/02/2011  
Garnier to attend Panecea RDR question time part 2
     
Fresh business thinking 07/02/2011  
Apprenticeship ket to skilling up youth
     
HR Magazine 07/02/2011  
Businesses compete to attract apprentices but recruitment process should be simpler
     
Money Marketing 10/02/2011  
Column: February - Liz Field
     
Income Solutions IFA online 10/02/2011  
RDR has laudable aims
     
IFA Online 10/02/2011  
Sants' personal TSC submission on
     
Money Marketing 11/02/2011  
Liz Field
     
IFA Online 16/02/2011  
How to read our structured CPD articles
     
Citywire 16/02/2011  
Threesixty warns of RDR qualifications gap over complex products
     
FA Adviser 17/02/2011  
Planner says 'exam easier than old diploma'
     
Fresh business thinking 17/02/2011  
 Unemployment Increases Again: Labour Market Figures Summary
   
Sussex Business Times 17/02/2011  
Apprentices in financial services: Hired not fired
     
MoneyWeb (Web) 18/02/2011  
New joint chairman for Investec
     
Sharenet 18/02/2011  
Inl/inp - Investec Limited/investec Plc - Directorate Change
     
Investec PLC 18/02/2011  
Investec PLC: Directorate Change
     
BBC 24/02/2011  
BBC Lord Davies viewpoints
     
Citywire 25/02/2011  
Countdown to RDR: proving your professionalism
     
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 January 2011 Coverage
     
PR Inside 18/01/2011  
Industry bodies develop new RDR qualification
   
FT.com 19/01/2011  
ONS Unemployment 18-24 year olds: Liz Field
     
Fresh business thinking 19/01/2011  
ONS Unemployment 18-24 year olds: Liz Field
     
HR Magazine 19/01/2011  
ONS Unemployment 18-24 year olds: Liz Field
   
Relocate magazine 19/01/2011  
ONS Unemployment 18-24 year olds: Liz Field
     
Money Marketing 20/01/2011  
FSSC calls on FSA to grant advisers an RDR transition period
     
BBC News Business 20/01/2011  
Regulation for financial advisers
   
Money Management 22/01/2011  
Tougher education requirements test UK planners
     
Liverpool Victoria 22/01/2011  
Advisers face tougher rules
     
Financial Sector Technology 22/01/2011  
FSA confirms enhanced adviser requirements
     
Financial Director 24/01/2011  
Should FDs give talks on their profession at schools?
     
Children and Young People 25/01/2011  
Data Check: Rise in youth unemployment
     
HR Magazine 26/01/2011  
Unemployment among graduates increases
     
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 December 2010 Coverage
     
HR Magazine 09/12/2010  
The Office of National Statistics has revealed that the gender pay gap has decreased to 10.2% during 2010
   
freshbusinessthinking 09/12/2010  
ONS Reports Narrowing Gender Pay Gap
   
freshbusinessthinking 10/12/2010  
UK’s economy is dominated by financial services
   
Business Matters Magazine 12/12/2010  
Vince Cable: Keeping apprenticeships funding was essential for business
     
WiltshireBusinessOnline 13/12/2010  
Cable backs apprentices
     
onlinerecruitment 13/12/2010  
Skills and apprenticeships vital to the financial services industry
   
FT Adviser 16/12/2010  
FSSC welcomes Cable tuition fees stance
   
afronews 16/12/2010  
Liz Field: "Companies need to reflect diversity at all levels"
   
FMWF 19/12/2010  
Women in the boardroom
     
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 November 2010 Coverage
 
freshbusinessthinking 25/11/2010  
Employers and school leavers ‘chasms apart’ say industry experts at FSSC
 
moneymarketing 26/11/2010  
Skills Council says RDR may not improve consumer outcomes
 
 
 
Scotsman 26/11/2010  
Advice rules could be tied up in red tape
     
trainingzone 26/11/2010  
English baccalaureate invites criticism from FSSC
     
freshbusinessthinking 27/11/2010  
House of Commons debate new rules for financial services sector
     
icaew.com 30/11/2010  
Aspiring accountants called to give their best advice to budding entrepreneurs
     
accountancy magazine 30/11/2010  
Aspiring accountants called to give their best advice to budding entrepreneurs
     
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<td colspan="3"><a title="HSBC launches apprenticeship scheme " href="http://www.acqmagazine.com/news/hsbc-launches-apprenticeship-scheme.html" target="_blank">HSBC launches apprenticeship scheme </a><br /></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;"><strong>FT Adviser</strong></td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="Skills Partnership joins financial literacy bandwagon (Fiona Nicolson)" href="http://www.ftadviser.com/FinancialAdviser/Advisers/Industry/TrainingAndCompetence/News/article/20110505/e084143e-7177-11e0-b94c-00144f2af8e8/Skills-Partnership-joins-financial-literacy-bandwagon.jsp" target="_blank">Skills Partnership joins financial literacy bandwagon (Fiona Nicolson)</a></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;"><strong>The HR Director</strong></td>
<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;">11/04/2011</td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="One million youths unemployed..." href="http://www.thehrdirector.com/business-news/redundancy/one-million-youths-unemployed/" target="_blank">One million youths unemployed...</a><br /></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;"><strong>Business Network Northeast</strong></td>
<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;">12/04/2011</td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="Youth unemployment could hit the one million mark" href="http://bdaily.info/news/training/12-04-2011/youth-unemployment-could-hit-the-one-million-mark-experts-predict/" target="_blank">Youth unemployment could hit the one million mark</a><br /></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;">&nbsp;13/04/2011</td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="Cameron and Clegg announce youth initiative" href="http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/news.php?CID=&amp;NID=8444&amp;PGID=1" target="_blank">Cameron and Clegg announce youth initiative</a><br /></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;">&nbsp;14/04/2011</td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="Employers need to give their staff ready access to training" href="http://www.moneymarketing.co.uk/adviser-news/training-and-recruitment/talent-pool/1029669.article" target="_blank">Employers need to give their staff ready access to training</a><br /></td>
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<td style="background-color: #f8f8f8;"><strong>FT Adviser</strong></td>
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<td colspan="3"><a title="London &amp; Capital pushes for RDR phase-in" href="http://www.ftadviser.com/FinancialAdviser/Regulation/Regulators/RetailDistribution/News/article/20110421/bc375ec2-6765-11e0-a5ca-00144f2af8e8/London--Capital-pushes-for-RDR-phasein.jsp">London &amp; Capital pushes for RDR phase-in</a><br /></td>
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