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 exam accesses understanding of the financial services and their regulation.
This qualification assessed the knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry together with types of mortgage products and repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.
This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities.
To achieve the Fellowship grade, individuals would be required to have 10 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.
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 assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal and corporate pensions.
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 examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.
This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to investments and the management of investment portfolios.
This examination assesses the candidate to develop in depth financial planning skills related to personal tax and trusts.
This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.
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.
At the end of this unit candidates should be able to analyse and apply financial information and portfolio management skills
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of recent pension reforms and how the changes impact at-retirement advice.
This exam accesses understanding of protection, savings and investment products.
This exam accesses understanding of identifying and satisfying client needs.
Bluesky Independent Wealth Managers Ltd are professional independent Financial Planners with offices in Edinburgh & Glasgow. We pride ourselves on building long lasting relationships with clients and provide advice on a range of areas including flexible retirement solutions, investments, protection and inheritance tax planning.
Our driving focus is to provide you with jargon free financial advice to help you grow, protect and preserve your wealth. From pension advice to inheritance tax planning we will work in partnership to help you identify your financial goals and priorities before putting in place a financial plan of action (Cash flow analysis) and endeavouring to exceed your expectations.
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