Atkins Bland Limited

Independent Financial Adviser  Atkins Bland, Ferndown town, Dorset, BH22 9JG
First meeting at adviser's own cost
We stand for independent thinking rather than following the crowd.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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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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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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Socially responsible investments
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Unit trusts
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Lump sum
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Regular savings
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Savings for children
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Taxation planning
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 19th October 2020
Meet our advisers
Lorraine Jones-Knott
Financial Adviser

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

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse financial protection planning issues.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK taxation system, and the ability to analyse the taxation treatment of individuals and trusts during the investment advice process.

This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities. 

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 Financial services, regulation and ethics, investment principles and risk, personal taxation, pensions and retirement planning, financial protection and financial planning practice.

At the end of this unit candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to understand the role of the paraplanner in providing financial services, and evaluate and analyse the customer's financial circumstances to provide potential solutions

Elliott Smith
Financial Adviser

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

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse financial protection planning issues.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK taxation system, and the ability to analyse the taxation treatment of individuals and trusts during the investment advice process.

This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities. 

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 Financial services, regulation and ethics, investment principles and risk, personal taxation, pensions and retirement planning, financial protection and financial planning practice.

Robert Carter
Investment Analyst & Financial Adviser

This examination enhanced general pension knowledge, particularly in pension transfers and opt-out business.

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

At the end of this unit candidates should be able to analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills

This exam accesses understanding of the features and risks of different securities, the structure and features of the securities market and relevant factors and considerations for appropriate investment recommendations.

Simon Cox
Chartered Financial Planner

In order to have completed this qualification, individuals were required to obtain three units. These could have been selected from any combination of the available units at that time but must have included the compulsory G10 unit - Taxation and Trusts.

This examination enhanced general pension knowledge, particularly in pension transfers and opt-out business.

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

Associate members are those who have gone on to secure more advanced qualifications by completing the Advanced Diploma in Insurance or its predecessor the Associateship. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
John Knott
Director

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

This qualification assessed the knowledge and skills to enhance the career and promotion prospects of those aspiring to middle and senior management positions.

Kevin Bland
Managing Director

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: the supervisors role in a regulated organisation; recruitment, training, attaining competence, maintaining competence and supervising competence; management information and performance standards; Financial Services Authority rules and guidelines in respect of competence and supervision; the legal and regulatory aspects of employment and supervision.

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of portfolio investment management. If passed before September 2010 QCF 3 after then QCF 4

At the end of this unit candidates should be able to analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills

This exam accesses understanding of the features and risks of different securities, the structure and features of the securities market and relevant factors and considerations for appropriate investment recommendations.

About us

Established since 1985 Atkins Bland Ltd has grown to become one of the South West's best respected fully independent financial advisory firms.

We have seven specialist consultants who, between them, can offer advice in all areas of personal financial planning including investment, tax planning, pensions, critical illness and income protection.

To book a free consultation or to find out more about the firm visit our website.

Where to find us
Head office address: Atkins Bland, 1 Consort House, Princes Road, Dorset, Ferndown, BH22 9JG
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
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Minimum pension value
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Minimum mortgage value
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Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Face to face
Response rating
10/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 19th October 2020

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