The new voice of Financial Planning

2nd November 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) has AFPF Logomerged with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), effective from 1 November 2015.  Fortitude retains its coveted status as an Accredited Financial Planning Firm ™ within CISI, whilst Neil and Chris retain their status as Certified Financial Planner CM professionals, a qualification recognised by CISI as being at the pinnacle of the advice industry.

CISI LogoThe merger of the IFP with CISI represents a very positive step forward for the UK Financial Planning profession and provides significant opportunities for growth going forward, building on the IFP’s achievements to date in terms of having brought Financial Planning from an unknown niche discipline to the brink of a widely-recognised and respected profession.  With the combined strength of both the IFP and CISI, Financial Planning will be further enhanced so that more consumers can benefit from genuine Financial Planning.