A member of the IFP's management team has revealed the special role he played during the Commonwealth Games acting as a chauffeur for a head of state.
An IFP board director has declared the so called advice gap no longer exists because of the solution offered by his new company.
The Institute of Financial Planning has reported a £17,589 loss before tax – the first time in four years it has not made a profit.
More than nine out of ten IFP members have improved their Financial Planning skills as a result of their membership, a survey has suggested.
Financial Planner should be made into a protected title as part of moves to bolster the perception and reputation of the profession, a Financial Planner has suggested.
This month it's hello from FPSB UK, writes Lucy Courtenay, Chief executive of FPSB UK. We share offices and services with the IFP and with only three staff, the awarding body is reliant on its support and our army of volunteers who set questions and mark the exams and assessments.
Life Planning has become a popular style of Financial Planning among UK planners over the last few years. Financial Planner recently interviewed the US-based founding father of Life Planning George Kinder to ask him about how the model is developing here in the UK and what the future holds.
Banks have been blamed by Financial Planners for tarnishing their profession and giving the general public a false perception of how they work.
Today is my birthday and as I write this article maybe it's the heat in the room but I am feeling rather philosophical, thinking about clients, planning, the meaning of life and so on, writes IFP President Rebecca Taylor FIFP, CFPCM.