Becoming Directly Authorised

Take control with Compliance First by your side

As a Member of a network you might be considering if direct authorisation is the right option for you. With so much to think about the prospect of becoming directly authorised can be overwhelming – but there is a way to get the best of both worlds.

At Compliance First we've worked with our Clients to develop a formula that gives you complete control of your business as a directly authorised firm, whilst receiving the compliance and business support of a professional and proficient organisation, supporting you in every aspect of your business. As consultants we don't interfere in the way you run your business, we ensure you have access to all the advice, tools and resources you need to be compliant and successful.

Our Business Development team will assist you in completing your FCA application to the highest specification ensuring the process is as smooth as possible. You can use our online tracking facility to monitor the status of your application and contact your Applications Manager at any time to discuss the progress of your application.

To find out if direct authorisation is suitable for you contact one of our experienced team for an informal chat on 0141 433 8214.

Testimonials

I would highly recommend Compliance First. The transition from AR to DA was made very smooth and the help I received from Compliance First made this an easy transition. I went DA to have more control over my business. The network I was with were becoming harder all the time to deal with and I was worried that if they went down my business would go with it.

I feel more in control of my own destiny now and Compliance First have been there to guide me on my journey. The regular compliance visits have been a great help and also knowing that someone is on the other end of a telephone line when I need them is a great comfort. Spending less time on compliance allows me to focus on running my business and making it more profitable. I highly recommend Compliance First!

Phil Anderson DipPFS, Adv CeMAP
Phil Anderson Financial Services Ltd

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