Acumen Financial Planning

Independent Financial Adviser  26 Hay Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1NQ
First meeting at adviser's own cost
We provide clients with a clear vision of their financial future.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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Auto enrolment
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Pension consolidation
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Pension drawdown
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Pensions & divorce
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Pensions & retirement planning
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Pensions review
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Pensions transfer
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SIPPs
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Stakeholder
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Wealth management
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Ethical investments
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ISA / Unit Trusts / OEICs
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Investing for income
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Investment trusts
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OEICs
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Offshore investments
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Socially responsible investments
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Traded endowment policies
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Unit trusts
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Lump sum
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National savings
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Regular savings
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Savings for children
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School fees planning
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Accident & sickness
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Buildings and contents
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Commercial motor
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Critical illness
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Healthcare
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Home and leisure
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Income protection insurance
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Large business
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Life insurance
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Payment protection insurance
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Small business
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Travel
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Capital gains tax
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Estate planning
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Income tax
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Taxation planning
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Corporate pension
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Employee benefits
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Group ISA
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Group Pension/Stakeholder
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Group Protection/Life Insurance
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Group critical illness
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Group income protection
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Group life insurance
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Group private medical insurance
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Group risk
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Long term care
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 6th July 2020
Meet our advisers
Philip Gauld
Financial Planning Manager
Steven Milne
Financial Planner

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the application of the investment advice process.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the various pension products, the pension tax regime and retirement needs.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of financial protection plans.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: the basic structure of the tax system and self-assessment; the main taxes on income and capital that may be charged on individuals, the self-assessment system and how tax liabilities are computed; impact of residence and domicile on an individuals liability to UK tax.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of recent pension reforms and how the changes impact at-retirement advice.

About us

As one of Scotland’s most highly qualified teams of independent financial experts, Acumen Financial Planning provides the highest calibre of counsel to companies, business owners and private individuals alike. Whatever your circumstances, we take the time to make sure you understand every aspect of your finances, staying in regular contact to refine and update detailed plans as your situation evolves. Our continued support helps you bring your plans to life, so you can have confidence in your financial security, whatever the future may bring.

Our services

We deliver a holistic package of unparalleled financial guidance in an accessible and approachable manner, combining one-to-one counsel and unique planning tools that empower clients to confidently achieve their full financial promise.

Where to find us
Head office address: 26 Hay Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1NQ
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£250,000
Minimum pension value
£250,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Special offers
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Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Online (Live chat, video, email)
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    Face to face
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 6th July 2020

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