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University of Lincoln’s ‘Best Finance Student’ joins East Midlands financial services group

12 September 2019

University of Lincoln graduate Emma Raine has joined financial services and wealth management firm The RU Group at its Nottingham HQ as a full time client servicing administrator.

Emma (pictured), who graduated from the International Business School at the University of Lincoln with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Finance and the accolade of ‘Best Finance Student of 2019’, has been working with the RU Group on a part-time basis within the administration department at the Group’s Nottingham office for two years while studying at university.

Speaking of her new role, Emma Raine said: “I’m excited to have joined The RU Group on full-time basis. The work experience over the past couple of years has been invaluable in supporting me with my studies both financially and in a practical, hands on way. The team here have already helped me enormously with my learning and personal development. I’m looking forward to starting my financial planning career in such a supportive environment that encourages progression through ongoing education.”

Ian Browne, Head of Advice for The RU Group, added: “Emma has been an outstanding student and we are very happy to welcome her to the RU Group team at the start of her Financial Planning career. Joining us as a client servicing administratoris just the beginning of a career pathway which we hope will ultimately lead to becoming an adviser in the future.

“Her dedication and willingness to learn have been evident since she joined us on work experience. The culture of learning within The RU Group inspires everyone to be the best we can in our rolesand we are pleased Emma wants to continue her career with us after graduation.”

The RU Group is a group of independent, personal and corporate financial advisers made up of Russell Ulyatt Financial Services, Greenhalgh Financial Services, Hart Shaw Financial Planning and Shevill Parkes Financial Services. The Group currently has over £500 million in private wealth under management in its model portfolios and investment propositions and employs 65 members of staff across its offices in Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby.

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