Adviser Points of View and Professional Adviser are proud to announce that nominations for the New Talent Awards 2020 are now open, the awards celebrate emerging talent in the financial advice sector.

The New Talent Awards, which are run in partnership with Architas, are designed to recognise the sector’s future leaders as well as identifying the organisations and individuals that are helping develop and foster new talent across financial services.

By nominating someone for the awards or putting your own name forward, you will not only help to acknowledge the current achievements of new talent but will also be helping to inspire and encourage the next generation of talent within the sector.

Some categories will celebrate individuals, others company achievements, with each having its own criteria. There are three new categories for this year: project leader of the year, team player of the year and best team moment of the year.

Nominees should have roles relating to UK-based financial advice, adviser support services, platform provision, investment, retirement, protection and mortgage solutions – including but not limited to management, strategy, product development, marketing, communications, sales, compliance, human resources or front, middle or back-office operations.

If you would like to make a nomination for yourself or someone else, then please follow this link. The window for nominations closes on 24 July 2020.

All the shortlists will be announced shortly after the nomination deadline, with the winners declared on 15 October.

You can find out all of the information about the awards on its dedicated website.