No news is good news

Seriously, when was the last time you saw something positive on the news? I spent the first three days of this week at the Institute of Financial Planning annual conference almost entirely shut off from the outside world. I was able to enjoy the whole time listening to some excellent speakers and sharing ideas with … Continued

We’re gutted with our silver medal

Last week Forty Two received further recognition as leaders in the financial planning profession when we were awarded runners up in the Institute of Financial Planning’s David Norton Building Excellence Award at the IFP Conference. Most people would say that we should be over the moon with this but to be honest we are gutted … Continued

Forty Two Wealth Management named as one of UK’s Top 100 advisers

We are proud to be listed in the Citywire New Model Adviser Top 100 most influential advisers in the UK. New Model Adviser editor Daniel Grote said “the New Model Adviser® Top 100 is our selection of the top movers and shakers”. “Whittling down the list to just 100 has proved a challenging task. But … Continued

Death of a salesman: coming of age of a Financial Planner

You may already be aware that the current system of financial advice in the UK is about to come to an abrupt end. After midnight on 31st December Financial Advisers, including IFAs, will need to have obtained a much higher level of qualification. The changes are part of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) Retails Distribution … Continued

Institute of Financial Planning Scottish Conference

Alan Dick CFP will be speaking at the IFP Scottish Conference on 14th and 15 November in Glasgow. Alan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional, Chartered Financial Planner and principal of Forty Two Wealth Management the Glasgow Wealth Management and Financial Planning firm. Alan will address the subject of risk profiling and ensuring investors attitude … Continued

Forty Two achieve accredited financial planning firm status

  We are delighted to announce that Forty Two is one of only 25 firms to be awarded Accredited Financial Planning Firm status by the Institute of Financial Planning. We are extremely proud to be one of the first 25 firms in the UK (and so far the only firm in Scotland) to have met … Continued