Giving financial advice is what is termed a ‘regulated activity’ and only those who are properly qualified may do this. The government regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, keeps a register of all firms and individuals who have been approved.
My firm is authorised under reference 491847 and I have an individual registration number of CPB00001.
I volunteer as a member of the Board of Trustees and as Hon. Treasurer for this local charity which focusses on the needs of the older residents in the borough and which offers information and advice on a wide range of issues as well as running pop-in parlours, a handyman service, wheelchair hire, and nail clipping.
Christians Against Poverty is a national debt counselling charity with a network of 102 centres based in local churches. CAP offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its unique, in-depth service.