Ellis Bates Financial Advisers

Independent Financial Adviser  Grainger Chambers, Newcastle upon tyne, Tyne and wear, NE1 6JQ
First meeting at adviser's own cost
With professionalism and integrity we are committed to helping you achieve your financial goals during all stages of your life.
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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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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Large business
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Life insurance
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Payment protection insurance
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Small business
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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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EEA
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Rest of world
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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 risk
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Long term care
Response rating
7.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 21st September 2020
Meet our advisers
Margery Gledson DipFA MIFS
Financial Planner

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the principles of equity release, the different types of schemes available and the circumstances where equity release is an appropriate solution for the customer.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.

This qualification develops advanced technical knowledge and understanding across a broad range of key advisory areas.

Nigel Swan
Regional Director & Head of Pensions

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

Jim McHugh DipPFS
Financial Planner

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

Stephanie McClarence DipPFS
Financial Planner

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 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.

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the different types of equity release products, risks to the consumer associated with equity release and application of suitable equity release solutions according to the circumstances of different customers.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.

To achieve the CertPFS (DM) and individual needs to pass 2 diploma units in Regulation and ethics and Discretionary Investment Management

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 key elements of the mortgage process, specialist types of mortgage lending, challenges in the mortgage industry and the giving of mortgage advice.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the mortgage process and the principles of equity release.

This exam accesses understanding of the features and risks of different securities, the structure and features of the securities market and relevant factors and considerations for appropriate investment recommendations.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
Sara Guy
Financial Planner

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 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.

To achieve DipPFS individuals must achieve 140 credits. At least 80 credits must be at Diploma or AFPC level.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of an ability to analyse pension and retirement planning issues.

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

Mike Gent DipPFS
Financial Planner
Trevor Shelley DipPFS
Financial Planner
What our clients say
“As a client of Ellis Bates for a number of years I have always found them very honest and great to deal with. I would not hesitate in recommending this company."
Arnold Siswick, North-East
"We have had previous IFA's but, without doubt, Ellis Bates has been the best. All the advisers we have dealt with have been friendly, pleasant & knowledgeable. The reports resulting from our annual meetings, to evaluate our needs and risk profile are comprehensively detailed, and any post-meeting questions are answered promptly. Most importantly, our four years with Ellis Bates have more than met our financial objectives. We cannot recommend them highly enough.”
W. & G. Loney, North-East
About us

Ellis Bates Financial Advisers are expert Financial Planners, specialising in pensions, investments, mortgages, life, health and critical illness insurances. Since 1980, our experience has helped our clients to keep and grow their money, as well as make sensible financial decisions for their future.

Our Advisers help our clients with their prosperity and financial well-being by cutting through the jargon to provide honest, open, accessible and straightforward financial advice. We are totally independent, privately owned, and not tied to or influenced by any products or providers, which means that our advice is always impartial.

Ellis Bates look after over £1 billion of clients’ investments, pensions and savings, and our mission is to be the UK’s most trusted provider of lifelong financial advice.

Our services

Our Financial Advisers listen to your life objectives and formulate a financial plan to deliver your goals, which are individually tailored to your aspirations.

Whether you are looking to invest for reasons such as retirement, supporting your children through education, protecting yourself and your family, or buying a new house, we will analyse your current investments and create a bespoke and integrated plan to meet your needs.

Our strategic planning process is designed to give you a coherent financial plan, so you can be confident we will find you the most effective route to get from aspiration to fulfilment.

Where to find us
Head office address: Grainger Chambers, Hood Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle, NE1 6JQ
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£20,000
Minimum pension value
£20,000
Minimum mortgage value
£125,000
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 21st September 2020

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