Having achieved the APFS designation, advisers can go onto to achieve this recognisable benchmark of quality and ethical practice for financial services professionals, elevating financial planning and advice in the public eye to the same standing as other Chartered professions. The holder must demonstrate a combination of experience, financial qualifications, ongoing educational activity (continuous professional development) and ethical behaviour.
This examination enhanced general pension knowledge, particularly in pension transfers and opt-out business.
To achieve the CertPFS (DM) and individual needs to pass 2 diploma units in Regulation and ethics and Discretionary Investment Management
MCSI membership is full membership of the CISI, and denotes a high level of achievement and competence. It is awarded to those with a suitable combination of qualifications and experience
The Alexander Beard Group of Companies was founded by its current Executive Chairman, Paul Beard in 1987, as a Financial Advisory practice serving clients in the music and entertainment industry.
Since then the group has grown from a one-man business to 61 staff, Directors and Partners spread across 8 locations; Cheshire, Yorkshire and London in the UK; Den Bosch in the Netherlands, Lyon in France, Ottawa in Canada, Johannesburg, San Francisco and Perth in Australia.
From life insurance to mortgages, pensions to investment services, Alexander Beard Group can provide you with a comprehensive package of services.
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