FPS London

Independent Financial Adviser FPS London, Russell House, Kingsdown Avenue, Ealing, London, W13 9PR
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Response rating
7.0/10
FCA verified
13th August 2018
We are Chartered Financial Planners and IFA's. Our clients trust us and work closely with us on their financial plan
We can advise you on
    • Investing for income
    • Investment trusts
    • ISAs
    • OEICs
    • Offshore investments
    • Unit trusts
    • Annuity purchase
    • Auto enrolment
    • Pension consolidation
    • Pension drawdown
    • Pensions & divorce
    • Pensions & retirement planning
    • Pensions review
    • Pensions transfer
    • Sipps
    • Stakeholder
    • Capital gains tax
    • Estate planning
    • Income tax
    • Taxation planning
    • Wealth management
    • Lump sum
Meet our advisers
Robert Taylor APFS
Chartered Financial Planner
Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
What our clients say
Having explored an adviser to help me with my pension and finances, I got fed up of being promised lots and having little delivered. Once I met with Robert Taylor my world changed. His service was prompt and I liked his advice. I particularly liked his manner and am fully satisfied that my finances are in safe hands. 100% trustworhty and an excellent firm to do business with. I couldn't reccomend them any higher.
P A, Ealing
I have spoken and met with a number of advisors in relation to my pension plans and Robert's details were passed onto me by a good friend. From the outset he was professional, friendly and knowledgeable. He went through a number of options and scenarios and answered any questions I threw at him, all the time using plain English and ensuring I understood everything. I have already had a review of my investment and can honestly say that I am over the moon with the performance. I would happily recommend Robert to friends and family !
Andy C, Staines
Robert Taylor of FPS London was recommended to me last year and I have since transferred my financial affairs to his care. I find Robert knowledgeable and thorough in his professional advice, thoughtful and reliable in his personal manner. He has invested a great deal of time and care in understanding my financial priorities and concerns. It is clearly important to him to build up a comprehensive picture of his clients’ financial current and future needs, and to structure his guidance and pragmatic advice with these in mind. In my experience, this combination of personalised attention, excellent professional skills and integrity is rare. I am very happy to recommend Robert Taylor.
E K, London
Robert at FPS London is very good at taking time to explain clearly and concisely the various options that are available in the complex world of pension planning. He has taken time to understand our wider financial picture, risk attitude and future plans to ensure that the options he suggests are directed by these plans and not the other way around. He ensures that you are making any decision fully informed of all the facts and is very good at explaining some of the more tricky aspects of pension planning in terms that we can understand. We look forward to our meetings with Robert where we do discuss a wide range of topics outside of finance, especially matters relating to Ealing. I highly recommend him as an independent Financial Advisor.
Mr & Mrs Morris, Ealing
I contacted Robert in 2015 as I approached retirement. He reviewed my finances and pensions and clarified everything for me. He was very patient and spent time explaining options that over time have proved to have been excellent choices. He has since helped my wife and continues to provide an outstanding service.
M S, Ealing
I've had the pleasure of Robert's expertise and knowledge since 2005. Robert focuses on understanding your needs, your attitude to risk and your aspirations and gives face-based advice on the options you have before you. Through FPS, I've saved money, I've generated wealth and I've avoided costly mistakes. Robert's totally trustworthy and will tell you when he can't help or when other options should be considered. Robert keeps a cool head in all market conditions and balances the needs to be financially stable and responsible with the day to day short term challenges of family life and the desire to enjoy it
Mike and Pascale, Burnham
We initially took pension advice from the government sponsored ‘Pensionwise’ scheme whom directed us to the FCA approved list of advisers via the Money Service Advice. Our criteria for this was someone local and not a big plc organisation. In this respect, we found FPS London. Since our first meeting, we became immediately comfortable with the professional, friendly and courteous service offered by Robert (Chartered Financial Planner). During the various meetings, we have had, Robert clearly took time and care to explain all possibilities pointing out both pitfalls and benefits to the available options in our quest to consolidate our different pension pots. It allowed us to therefore take a self-assured decision to allocate our pension monies accordingly.
Mike and Angie, Ealing
"I needed expert, independent advice regarding my pension and having "found" FPS on the unbiased website made an appointment. Robert made me feel at ease and was very friendly and pleasant. He took time during our meetings to answer questions with regard to investments and IHT planning. He researched options appropriate for me and let me make my own decision in my own time frame. Thank you, Robert."
MK, Brentford
Robert has been incredibly helpful and approachable since the very first meeting I had with him back in 2013. He has always been crystal clear in his explanations, very patient and willing to give advice above and beyond the level required. My investment with FPS has proved to be a resounding success and I'd fully recommend Robert's services to anyone looking to invest in the future. I have also invested with other companies in the past and FPS are definitely my number one pick in terms of investment flexibility, clear and concise information and overall return.
MJ, London, NW7
I had the chance in April 2013 of a 5 month internship with FPS London as part as my studies. I am just completing my first year of a Masters Degree in France and I am studying Finance with a specialization in bank and wealth management. My objective of this internship at FPS London was to gain significant experience in wealth management but also to improve my English. Robert Taylor has been listening regarding my objectives and was very understanding as well about it. Robert was always making sure I was learning as much as possible about his work and never hesitated to invite me to seminars and conferences, where we could hear from investment fund managers and also learn the more technical aspects of the role. I was also lucky enough to attend many client meetings , this gave me a great insight into the role of a Wealth Management in the UK. For all of these reasons, I really enjoyed working with Robert at FPS London and I found this internship very useful for my studies and my future. "
Chloe, Nantes France
Rob Taylor has been helping me with my personal pension plan for the last three years and I am grateful for the good advice he has given me. Rob comes into my office to meet me once a year (when my pension plan is due for review) and discusses my options. This includes advising on the performance of my pension fund over the last year and other pension funds I may be interested in transferring to. This year he was kind enough to assist in giving me advice on completing a self-assessment tax return as I've not had to complete one before and was a little baffled by it. I would recommend Rob’s services in retirement planning without hesitation."
Claire, Oxford
I first contacted FPS London two years ago to help me with my financial planning – in the areas of investments and IHT planning. Robert was and continues to be extremely helpful in enabling me to achieve my goals. He does the research, advises me and then lets me make my own decisions. I am not pressurised in any way. This is very important to me in my relationship with a financial adviser. I hope we will continue to work together for many years."
Jenny, West London
Spoke to me in plain English, reconciled all my financial packages and made it all manageable and understandable."
Bryce, West London
"I wanted to find out about my pension options and also how to get a better return on some savings without taking any risks, and felt that I would like to speak to someone qualified to give advice on such matters. Robert Taylor got back to me very promptly, and reassured me that he could definitely help and would be happy to see me. At the appointment, Robert encouraged me to discuss and consider my current and potential future situation as a way of identifying options that were relevant to me. I came away confident that I would be able to improve my financial position by making some simple changes using Robert Taylor's guidance."
David, Hertfordshire
He is keen to ensure that I understand and am happy with the products. He doesn’t bombard me with marketing or other nuisance calls but remains in the background, monitoring events and only bothers me when something needs my attention. Quietly efficient is probably the best way to describe him."
Paul, Devon
When I needed advice on my pension plans a year or so ago, I saw two other IFAs before meeting Robert, and I would recommend him to anyone looking for help in planning their finances. He gave straight answers to my many questions. He is patient, professional and friendly. The plan he recommended is performing very well and he continues to help with prompt answers to any questions I may have. I hope he will be giving me financial advice for many years to come.
Tony, West London
I visited Robert at his office in West London to seek an over-view of my pension, as my retirement date is approaching. Robert quickly recognised that funds invested in one of the schemes was of a 'high risk' status and immediately took steps to address this situation. A new more favourable policy was subsequently entered into and hopefully my financial future is now more secure as a result of Robert's recommendations and the measures taken. I was kept informed at every stage of the proceedings, which enabled me to make a valued judgement on the proposals being made and greatly reduced the amount of stress incurred in such matters. I would not hesitate in recommending Robert to anyone seeking clear, sound, professional advice.
Diana, West London
Robert is very clear with giving advice and guidance. He takes time to listen to what is required and then make suggestions of what he thinks will work for his client. It is the giving of the time and the patience that makes Robert stands out. He ensures that his clients are happy with any decisions they make before proceeding which is essential.
Kathy, Ealing, West London
Where to find us
About us

FPS London is an Ealing based firm of Independent Financial Advisers, (IFA) specialising in Pensions, Retirement Planning, Investments and Inheritance Tax Planning. We take our time to understand our clients and their goals before giving any advice or recommendaton. We will often meet a new client 4 or 5 times to ensure we gather all the information and understand their situation and we prefer to do this in meetings no longer than an hour at a time. We take our time to explain everything in plain English and try to avoid jargon as much as possible. We specialise in retirement planning, pensions and wealth management. We are Independent and Chartered and aim to remain so. We put the client first in everything we do. The new pensions legislation means greater choice and with greater choice comes a greater need for sound independent financial advice. FPS London was established in 2005 and we have been Chartered since 2010, most of our clients live within a 5 mile radius of Ealing and many are referred to us via local lawyers, accountants and existing clients.
We regularly run internships, apprenticeships and work experience courses and have had great success with this.

Our services

We really enjoy helping our clients and take time to fully understand our clients circumstances and objectives, we make pensions and investments easy to understand. We believe trust, excellent communication and service are at the core of a successful relationship between us and our clients. We do not rush into any solution. We have strong relationships with our clients and as wealth managers they trust us with their pensions and investments. We work in partnership with our clients' accountant and solicitor for a joined up approach to financial planning.

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Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£100,000
Minimum pension value
£100,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
Compliance

The value of pensions and investments can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invested.
Tax treatment varies according to individual circumstances and is subject to change.

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