Cherry May Financial Planning Ltd

Independent Financial Adviser  Pynes Hill Business Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
First meeting at adviser's own cost
We provide expert independent financial advice for individuals and their families across a wide range of financial matters.
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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SIPPs
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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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Offshore investments
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Socially responsible investments
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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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Critical illness
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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
Response rating
9.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 30th November 2020
Meet our advisers
Lawrie Tawse FPFS
Director

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the various pension products, the pension tax regime and retirement needs.

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.

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

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.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.

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.

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 financial protection plans.

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

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, long term care insurance products and the giving of long term care insurance advice.

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.

At the end of this unit, candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of: how the economic environment and individual company performance affects investment performance and investment decision making; how risk is measured and managed; the main principles governing how to construct an investment portfolio; the range of investment management services, how their performance is evaluated and their regulatory environment.

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

This exam accesses understanding of the financial services industry including regulation and legislation.

This exam accesses understanding of the financial services industry, and its regulation, products and processes.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
About us

Cherry May Financial Planning Ltd provides independent financial planning and advice to individuals and businesses alike about their long term financial goals and objectives.

Our services

You’ll most likely already have an idea of what you’re looking to achieve with your own finances, and the job of the financial planner is to ask you the difficult personal questions needed to be able to quantify these objectives and your future goals.

Our initial consultation is provided at our own cost and is without any further obligation. We’ll start by getting to know you and your future aspirations. Only then, can we help to navigate you through the details of your financial journey. Every step of the way.

Where to find us
Head office address: Pynes Hill Business Centre, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£100,000
Minimum pension value
£100,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Advice methods
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    Telephone
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    Online (Live chat, video, email)
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    Face to face
Response rating
9.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 30th November 2020

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