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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Designated Professional Body Investment Licence: Why should I get one?

Date: 19 October 2017 07:45 for 08:00 to 09:30

Type: Career and Personal Development

Organiser: ICAEW, Tyne and Wear

ICAEW firms are well positioned to provide Holistic financial planning to their clients. Working with specialist financial advisers who have detailed technical and product knowledge of the pensions market, a DPB (Investment Business) licence enables firms to provide their clients with complementary advice on these financial matters.

45% of accountants expect their work with financial advisers to increase over the next two years, citing changes to pension rules as a major contributor.

A DPB (Investment Business) licence enables firms to provide an enhanced service to clients who are looking for financial advice on pensions and inheritance tax in an increasingly complex market.

This event will cover the benefits and requirements of the DPB (Investment Business License) including:

  • Eligibility
  • Scope of Licence
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Application Process 

This is event is part of the NorSCA General Practitioners Group (GPG) series of events

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Central Square South
Orchard Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel No: 0191 232 8493


Alan Hind, ICAEW

Organisation: ICAEW

Position: Senior Manager, Quality Assurance

Alan is a Chartered Accountant and member of the PFS who has spent over 20 years working in regulation with ICAEW. He has experience of visiting both large and small practices throughout the UK, providing support and guidance in both regulated and unregulated areas, with particular expertise in the financial services sector.

For the last five years Alan has been a Senior Manager within the Quality Assurance Department (QAD) of Professional Standards, responsible for one of the teams who carry out monitoring visits to practising firms. He is also a pension fund trustee and member of the CII audit committee.

Previously Alan has worked in both the oil industry and the investment fund management sector.

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