Paterson Financial Planning Ltd

Independent Financial Adviser  3rd Floor, Glasgow, G2 4BL
First meeting at adviser's own cost
Our organisation is built on the trust of our clients, earning that trust through quality of service and advice.
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 review
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Pensions transfer
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Buy my next home
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Equity release
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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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Socially responsible investments
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Lump sum
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Regular savings
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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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Life insurance
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Payment protection insurance
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Capital gains tax
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Estate planning
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Income tax
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Commercial mortgages
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Employee benefits
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Group Pension/Stakeholder
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Group Protection/Life Insurance
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Long term care
Response rating
9.0/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 25th October 2021
Meet our advisers
MRS Natalie Donnell
Financial Planner

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK Financial services, regulation and ethics, investment principles and risk, personal taxation, pensions and retirement planning, financial protection and financial planning practice.

MR Richard Farquhar
Financial Planner

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

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the UK Financial services, regulation and ethics, investment principles and risk, personal taxation, pensions and retirement planning, financial protection and financial planning practice.

MR Damien Paterson
Managing Director

This examination enhanced general pension knowledge, particularly in pension transfers and opt-out business.

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 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 the UK regulation environment in the financial services industry, mortgage products, lifetime mortgage products and the giving of mortgage advice.

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.

What our clients say
Always there with advice when needed.
Margaret, Herts
About us

Paterson Financial Planning is a family firm with experience of over 20 years. Our business has been built on a solid foundation of professional knowledge, word of mouth and the trust of all of our clients.

Our aim is to provide a service that is not purely transactional but is one that offers a true 'cradle to grave' service. We will be there every step of your journey to ensure you have expert financial advice at those crucial moments where the correct financial decision is essential.

Our services

Our main business focus is in the investment and pensions arena where we provide bespoke solutions for our clients. We believe in keeping things simple with no industry jargon to cloud matters, ensuring our clients leave our offices enlightened and focussed on their goals.

Where to find us
Head office address: 3rd Floor, 21 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, G2 4BL
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£51,000
Minimum pension value
£51,000
Minimum mortgage value
£151,000
Special offers
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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 25th October 2021

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