Blackstone Moregate

Independent Financial Adviser  29 London Road, Dunton green, Kent, TN13 2UD
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Blackstone Moregate provides strategic advice to clients in the key areas of pensions, investments and Inheritance Tax planning
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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Building your home
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Buy my next home
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Buy to let
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Buying commercial property
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Buying first home
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Buying overseas
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Equity release
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Flexible mortgages
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High loan to value
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Next home / Remortgaging
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Right to buy
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Self-employed mortgages
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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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Critical illness
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Healthcare
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Income protection insurance
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Life insurance
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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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Commercial mortgages
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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
7.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 19th October 2020
Meet our advisers
Richard Hopkins
Director

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 assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal and corporate pensions.

This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of the UK tax system, the law and practice of trusts, but also an ability to advise individual clients on the tax treatment of their investments and the use of trusts to meet their current and foreseeable future needs.

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.

This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.

This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of investments and an ability to advise individual clients on the construction of investment portfolios to meet both their current and foreseeable future needs.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the: process of decumulating pension funds and the main issues for clients and advisers; main choices facing members of pensions schemes during decumulation; features, risks and tax treatment of the secured pension option; features, risks and tax treatment of the unsecured pension option; features, risks and tax treatment of phased retirement; features, risks and tax treatment of the alternatively secured pension option.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the: main tax and legal frameworks that govern the accumulation phase of building up retirement benefits under registered pension schemes; features of defined contribution and defined benefit pensions; choices faced by early leavers and use of transfer value analysis; State retirement benefits available, including the risks and suitability of contracting out of the State Second Pension.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
About us

Blackstone Moregate specialise in working with individuals and corporates, providing solutions that meet our clients objectives by fully understanding their needs. By combining our expertise and experience with a pragmatic approach, this often will produce results from "outside the box" that goes beyond the obvious and delivers a better outcome. We will look after all your important financial needs from pensions and investments to protection planning. We are particularly specialists in all aspects pension and Estate Planning.

Our services

Combined with our lateral thinking, as well as in house specialisms in pension, tax and estate planning, we are able to produce innovative and customised solutions. We maintain the highest standards of professionalism and pride ourselves on understanding our clients. We have been advising clients in this way for over 25 years.

Where to find us
Head office address: 29 London Road, Dunton Green, SEVENOAKS, Kent, TN13 2UD
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£100,000
Minimum pension value
£100,000
Minimum mortgage value
£250,000
Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Face to face
Response rating
7.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 19th October 2020

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