Please see below links to companies or organisations that may be of interest:
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
We want consumers to use financial services with confidence and have products that meet their needs, from firms and individuals they can trust. To achieve this, we regulate firms and financial advisers so that markets and financial systems remain sound, stable and resilient. We also encourage transparent pricing that’s easy for everyone to understand.
The Personal Finance Society (PFS)
Our mission is to lead the financial planning community towards higher levels of professionalism, exhibited through ethical and behavioural standards, skill and technical knowledge to the ultimate benefit of the profession and the consumer alike. The PFS is a not-for-profit organisation with member-led governance.
Chartered Insurance Institute
As the leading professional body for the global financial services profession, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 115,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world’s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
The Pensions Regulator
The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes. We work with trustees, employers, pension specialists and business advisers, giving guidance on what is expected of them.We also have functions under legislation passed in 2008 and a statutory objective to maximise compliance with the employer duties under that legislation relating to automatic enrolment. Our principal aim is to prevent problems from developing. We use our powers flexibly, reasonably and appropriately, with the aim of putting things right and keeping schemes, and employers on the right track for the long term.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to over 22 million claimants and customers.
Financial Obmudsman Service
The Financial Ombudsman Service is available to sort out individual complaints that Clients and Financial Services Businesses aren’t able to resolve themselves. To contact the Financial Ombudsman Service please visit
Online Dispute Resolution
If you have a complaint relating to products or services purchased online, or by other electronic means such as email, you should refer initially to Peter Lawson, our Compliance Officer email@example.com You may also refer your compliant to the online dispute resolution (OCR) platform at: http://ec.europa.eu/odr
Whistle & Taylor
Graphic design and web design agency Whistle & Taylor is a full-service agency, producing award winning graphic design for businesses across Gloucestershire, Bath, Bristol, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire. They have built an enviable reputation for excellence, with innovative and creative solutions.
One Twenty Wedding Photography
Gloucestershire Wedding Photographer and Wedding Film maker One Twenty offers beautiful photojournalistic / fine art wedding photography, engagement photo-shoots, and cinematic wedding films. Based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire One Twenty photograph weddings in the Cotswolds and South-West, including Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Herefordshire. Visit their website to see some of the their stunning wedding photography & engagement photography.
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