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 financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.
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 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 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 demonstrate an understanding of the: legal principles associated with the creation and management of a trust; main types of trusts that are common in the UK; taxation considerations relevant to trusts.
This qualification develops advanced technical knowledge and understanding across a broad range of key advisory areas.
We are Independent Financial Advisers specialising in Retirement, Pension and Investment Planning. By working together and maintaining consistent reviews we can make sure that your financial plans achieve what you expect from them and maintain the life style that you wish for.
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We offer a specialist retirement income planning service which includes drawdown, enhanced annuities and a wide range of investments. We have a good track record of investing clients money and cater for all levels of risk profile. We also offer tax planning via a number of approved schemes to individuals and companies. We cater for your wider financial planning needs to include life assurance, critical illness and income protection plans.
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