Ep. 12 – The key to increasing your value and crucial aspects all FSPs, key individuals and representatives must know about the 2019/2020 CPD cycle with Francois du Toit

Much has transpired in the last 6 weeks as the first CPD cycle came to an end on 31 May 2019.

In this episode, we talk about what happened when the 2-month exemption was announced, Francois’s Linkedin post that went viral and the comment that made the light bulb go on.

We discuss why CPD was introduced and why it plays a crucial role.

We bust several myths that started to do the rounds, we clarify the exact requirements that must be adhered to and what FSPs and key individuals must have in place to prove that the requirements have been met.

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  • Francois du Toit, CFP®

    Francois du Toit, CFP® holds a B. Com degree in Risk Management as well as the Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. He is an avid miniature figure painter with a passion for helping others succeed and for professionalising the Financial Services Industry. He holds the certification of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® or CFP® in good standing with the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa as well as being a registered Tax Practitioner with them and SARS. Francois offers a unique and powerful proposition to businesses employing Financial Advisers and Broker Consultants that leads to significant improvement in production and reduced advice risk. His practical experience, success, technical knowledge and understanding the challenges and opportunities in this field, ensure immediate practical application in the target market. Francois has designed and created very successful online courses for the Financial Planning Institute and has trained hundreds of financial planners, advisers and other trainers for among others Old Mutual, PPS, Liberty, Iress and atWork. His ability to answer questions that relate to practical on-the-ground issues is what sets him apart from traditional trainers who may not have been in practice.

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