The Personal Finance Society (PFS) is the largest professional body for financial services in the UK. The PFS is part of the Chartered Insurance Institute Group. The Chartered Insurance Institute has members worldwide and is the awarding and examination body for the Financial Services industry. Members are required to comply with a Code of Ethics and Conduct and undertake a programme of Continuing Professional Development to ensure that their knowledge is up-to-date.
Simply Biz plc. – Compliance and Business Support
Simply Biz is one of the UK's largest providers of compliance and business support services to Independent Financial Advisers directly authorised by the FCA. We pay Simply Biz a fee to regularly update us on regulatory changes and to externally audit our firm.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is an independent non-governmental body, given statutory powers by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. It regulates the financial services industry in the UK. The FCA website lists information on all registered individuals and companies.