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Our Charity of the Year 2022: Star Throwers

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Each year, we decide as a team on our Charity of the Year. In 2022, we’re very pleased to be supporting Star Throwers, a local cancer support charity. Cancer has touched the lives of a number of team members, and we’re all aware of the very sobering statistics, with someone in the UK being diagnosed…
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2021: A Year in Review

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As we approach the end of another year, we here at Face to Face Finance are wrapping up the year, looking at what’s happened as well as thinking about what our plans are for 2022. So, in this article, we’re writing up our year-end review, giving you a whistle stop tour of some of the…

Norfolk Business Awards Finalists 2021

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We are very excited to announce that we have been announced as finalists in not one but two categories at this year’s Norfolk Business Awards! Julie has been shortlisted in the Business Person of the Year category. This award celebrates individuals who have implemented plans which have helped their business to flourish. With the introduction…
Face to Face Finance are winners of MoneyAge Financial Adviser Award for Small to Medium Firm of the Year 2020

We Won A National Award!

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There have been celebrations aplenty since we found out that we’ve won the MoneyAge Financial Adviser Award for Small to Medium Firm of the Year, beating off stiff competition from across the UK. The MoneyAge awards celebrate excellence, innovation and professionalism in the personal finance space. Winners for each category were selected by a prestigious…
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Our Charity of the Year: An Update

Back in January, we were pleased to announce that our chosen Charity of the Year for 2020 was Age UK Suffolk. Over the past few months, we have really enjoyed getting to know the team there, finding out more about the work they do and helping support their Chinwags and other initiatives. It was therefore…
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Diary of an Adviser in Lockdown

It’s safe to say if you read Ralph’s feature in a Diary of an Adviser from August 2018, a week in the life of an Adviser looks very different during lockdown. On Monday 23rd March 2020 everything had already been tried and tested in anticipation of Boris Johnson’s announcement, so we were all able to work…
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Market Update: The Coronavirus Effect

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Yesterday, 12 March 2020, marked the worst day in the markets since 1987, with the FTSE 100 (the main UK index) dropping by more than 10%. As coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so too does investor fear that economic growth will be destroyed in its wake. Neil Wilson, chief market analyst at Markets.com…
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Our Client Survey 2019: The Results

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One of our top priorities is always making sure our clients are happy with the service they receive from us. Our client survey is a way of checking in to see what we’re doing well and what we could be doing better. Firstly, a big thank you to everyone who took part. We received 120…
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Supporting Age UK Suffolk: Our Chosen Charity for 2020

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We are excited to introduce our Charity of the Year 2020: Age UK Suffolk. Despite being based in Norfolk, we have many clients in Suffolk and wanted to support the wonderful work that Age UK Suffolk do. Age UK Suffolk is a local, independent charity working with and for older people in Suffolk. Last year,…
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SMCR – Senior Managers and Certification Regime

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There are some big changes happening for regulated firms, like us, in the UK. On 9 December 2019, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) – also referred to as the ‘Accountability Regime’ – will replace the Approved Persons Regime for all FCA registered firms. According to the FCA website: “The aim of the Senior…