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Good Practice Hub

Sharing Knowledge & Raising Standards

Sharing and applying good practice is a characteristic of all professions and with such a large membership the Personal Finance Society is ideally placed to facilitate this process for the financial advice sector. 

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Full Guides

22 May 2017
Adviser research & due diligence on discretionary investment managers, May 2017 update, with addendum. Good Practice Guide to help Adviser Firms develop their approach to due diligence on Discretionary Investment Managers (DIM's) and the service they provide.

7 March 2017
Pension transfers from defined benefit to defined contribution 

9 December 2016
Peer-to-peer Lending: An introduction for financial advisers

2 March 2016
Investment Trusts

8 September 2015
Financial Strength in Adviser Due Diligence

Overview: Strategic asset allocation tools with risk profiling software

14 April 2015
A good practice guide to adviser charging (and associated disclosure)

Share your good practice

We are keen to hear of examples of good practice in the community - share your ideas on the President's Thinktank Forum.

President's Thinktank Forum

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Other Resources


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Useful Videos, Articles and Links

28 April 2015 | Video
FCA Webinar on RDR Adviser Charges and Services

30 January 2015 | Article
FCA finalised guidance on investment advice boundaries

27 November 2014 | Video
Delivering an effective Drawdown review process

10  November 2014 | Article
Ethical culture: changing the story - reasons to believe

November 2014 | Video
Best Practice - profitability and sustainable growth

1 May 2014 | Video
Dealing with complaints and mis-selling claims