Having achieved the APFS designation, advisers can go onto to achieve this recognisable benchmark of quality and ethical practice for financial services professionals, elevating financial planning and advice in the public eye to the same standing as other Chartered professions. The holder must demonstrate a combination of experience, financial qualifications, ongoing educational activity (continuous professional development) and ethical behaviour.
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 together with packaged products (pensions, protection and savings and investments) and the giving of investment advice. Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS) qualifications are subject to a separate grading with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) - www.scqf.org.uk
The Diploma enhances knowledge in core areas such as regulation, investment principles, risk, taxation and personal financial planning using real-life scenarios to develop the essential skills to apply this technical knowledge in practice
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 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, long term care insurance products and the giving of long term care insurance advice.
This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of portfolio investment management. If passed before September 2010 QCF 3 after then QCF 4
Rothesay Bennett is an Independent Financial Adviser that is built on high quality independent advice. Our professional advisers have over 100 years combined experience in face to face financial advice. As independent financial advisers we pride ourselves in offering “truly independent advice”. We have the best interests of our clients at heart and will act solely on your behalf at all times. This independence enables us to advise our clients on products and services from across the whole of the market place. We work for our clients to help you achieve your goals - we do not have our own products to offer. We tailor our service to the diverse needs of our clients, offering you the best possible choice. Our professional advisers strive to build a trusted client relationship which will last a lifetime.
Rothesay Bennett provide uncomplicated and, most importantly, meaningful independent financial advice.
We offer a professional, friendly service with solid, down to earth advice that you will understand. We focus on providing our clients with independent wealth management services and, through our use of technology and the training of our support team, pride ourselves on delivering a highly streamlined service for all our clients.
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