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.
The Diploma enhances knowledge in core areas such as regulation, investment principles, risk, taxation and personal financial planning using real-life scenarios to develop the essential skills to apply this technical knowledge in practice
This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.
This exam accesses understanding of the financial services industry including regulation and legislation.
The Blacktower Group was formed in 1986 to provide independent wealth management advice and a bespoke service for both individual and corporate clients. Paul Shorten has been in the Financial Services Industry for over 22 years, working for companies such as Skandia/Old Mutual and Quilter PLC. There, Paul assisted other Financial Advisers to provide solutions that met their client’s needs in areas such as pension planning, tax planning, IHT and wealth preservation.
Areas of Expertise:
Pre and Post Retirement Planning
Inheritance Tax Planning
Lump Sum and Regular Investment Savings
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