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 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.
To achieve the Associateship grade, individuals would be required to have 6 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.
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 assessed the knowledge and understanding of economic factors that affect risk from different investments, product features and regulatory framework of retail investments, taxation liabilities and portfolio planning.
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.
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 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: 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 exam accesses understanding of the financial services and their regulation.
This exam accesses understanding of protection, savings and investment products.
This exam accesses understanding of identifying and satisfying client needs.
I am extremely fortunate to work with a great team at True Potential, which includes our outstanding compliance team that ensure oversight, as required by the Regulator. True Potential are one of the UK’s most innovative financial services groups, providing investment and pension solutions and award-winning technology to over 1.4 million private clients. We manage over £17 billion of client's assets, using some of the most highly regarded, best of breed, investment fund managers. You will always be in safe and trusted hands, throughout your financial journey with us.
I would describe myself from a business perspective as professional, personable and conscientious and personal qualities include energetic, generous and fun. I have a keen interest in most sports, including golf, tennis, football, snooker and jogging and enjoy playing the piano and guitar when I have free time. Travel is also a great love of mine and also my wife, Donna. I have a large extended family and we spend time at family gatherings, especially when the weather is good!
As your Financial Adviser, I begin with a free initial consultation to understand your objectives and aspirations. I will help you realise these goals with a tax efficient, measured and realistic approach. As a result, you will be better informed, confident and empowered to reach and visualise your financial future. I will explain my fees and other associated costs in a clear and concise way. I am completely transparent, and you will never encounter any hidden surprises.
I look forward to you getting in touch and us starting your financial journey together.
The value of investments and pensions can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invested.
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