Temple Gray

Independent Financial Adviser  31 Chaucer Close, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 5UJ
First meeting at adviser's own cost
We make the complex understandable, take all the time you need and deliver value for money.
We can advise you on
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Annuity purchase
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Auto enrolment
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Defined benefit
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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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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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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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Critical illness
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Income protection insurance
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Life insurance
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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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Corporate pension
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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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Group income protection
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Group life insurance
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Group private medical insurance
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Long term care
Response rating
9.2/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 26th July 2021
Meet our advisers
MR Paul Fletcher
Financial Adviser

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the various pension products, the pension tax regime and retirement needs.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the Government’s simplified pension taxation regime which came into full effect on 6 April 2006 (A-Day). Eight tax regimes for pensions were reduced to one, radically affecting planning and transactions.

This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of the UK tax system, the law and practice of trusts, but also an ability to advise individual clients on the tax treatment of their investments and the use of trusts to meet their current and foreseeable future needs.

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

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

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of financial protection plans.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.

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

MR Colin McHugh
Chartered Financial Planner

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.

This qualification helps advisers develop and demonstrate their financial planning capabilities. 

To achieve the Fellowship grade, individuals would be required to have 10 AFPC (Diploma) units or equivalent. This shows a commitment to continuous professional development.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the Government’s simplified pension taxation regime which came into full effect on 6 April 2006 (A-Day). Eight tax regimes for pensions were reduced to one, radically affecting planning and transactions.

In order to have completed this qualification, individuals were required to obtain three units. These could have been selected from any combination of the available units at that time but must have included the compulsory G10 unit - Taxation and Trusts.

This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of the UK tax system, the law and practice of trusts, but also an ability to advise individual clients on the tax treatment of their investments and the use of trusts to meet their current and foreseeable future needs.

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, lifetime mortgage products, repayment options and the giving of mortgage advice.

This qualification assesses a knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry, including regulation, legislation and the Code of Ethics.

This examination assesses the candidate to develop an understanding of the financial planning process when giving advice to clients.

This examination assessed a knowledge and understanding of investments and an ability to advise individual clients on the construction of investment portfolios to meet both their current and foreseeable future needs.

This examination assessed specialist supervisory knowledge and skills in the regulatory environment.

This examination assessed knowledge and understanding of income generating options and applying the knowledge to retirement planning situations.

This examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of the legislative and regulatory position of home reversion plans and their place in the advice process.

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 examination assesses a knowledge and understanding of investment products and the risks involved.

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 recent pension reforms and how the changes impact at-retirement advice.

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

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.

Accreditations
Chartered Financial Planner
What our clients say
Thanks for your help with this, Julie and I have been impressed with the service we have received.
Andrew, Fylde
Thanks for sorting out my pension and protection for my family. Things are really clear and on track now.
Chris, Whalley
I was referred to Paul & Colin by a friend who works in financial services. Their approach is very professional, the recommendations and process comprehensive but easy to follow. They are always on hand to answer queries, I have recommended them to colleagues.
Fintan Griffin, Cheshire
About us

Our bespoke financial planning is based on technical knowledge, cutting edge research and a passion for client satisfaction. Temple Gray are a compact, experienced and very highly qualified team motivated to deliver individual quality client service. We are authorised to advise on all aspects of pension planning including final salary (defined benefit) schemes and are proud to have been awarded the Gold Standard for Pension Transfers accreditation. Based in the North West and Ireland we have clients predominantly throughout the UK. Our clients include industry professionals, individual clients with pension and investment requirements, business owners and senior directors.

Our services

Pension and Retirement Planning - we work with you to create a robust financial plan to stress test feasibility and to ensure it will meet your objectives. Our specialist area is advising on final salary (defined benefit) schemes. We are proud to have been awarded 'Pension Transfer Gold Standard'
Investments - we have great working relationships with investment providers, we deliver real value investment solutions.
Business and Personal Protection - our experience enables us to create the correct protection solution for you, your family and business.

Where to find us
Head office address: 31 Chaucer Close, Eccleston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 5UJ
Service coverage
Preferred clients
Minimum wealth (income/assets)
£50,000
Minimum pension value
£50,000
Minimum mortgage value
£0
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
9.2/10
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FCA authorised
Last authorised 26th July 2021

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