Enhanced Support

As and when you need it

As the part of the UK’s largest supporter of Directly Authorised advisers, nobody can match the breadth of expertise and support that we offer – and we keep winning awards to prove that! We have an expansive team, all dedicated to supporting the firms that we serve.

Going DA with Compliance First, doesn’t mean a reduction in service, you’ll have the freedom to choose, as and when you need, from our comprehensive range of enhanced support for:

  • Bespoke Compliance
  • Business Support
  • Growth Propositions
  • Events and Development

We are committed to ensuring our Clients have the right support and we won’t tell firms what to use. We will simply provide a selection of market leading solutions and access to a highly experienced team to call upon as and when they are required.


Bespoke compliance

We understand the impact that regulation can have on your business and that's why our whole ethos is built on providing you with the very best compliance support.

Our support is designed to help you spend less of your valuable time on compliance processes and more with your clients; that's why we'll always talk to you about compliance in plain English, and tell you exactly what existing regulation and policy change means for you and your clients, and what you need to do.

Our priority is keeping your business compliant and our support and services are on hand as and when you need them:

  • Introductory and Consultation Visit
  • On-Site Visits
  • Document Hub
  • Compliance Services Unit
  • Pensions Technical Helpdesk
  • Training Competence and Certification Service
  • Regulatory Bulletins

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Events and Development

Compliance First is committed to promoting professionalism within the advice sector and, as such, we provide an extensive programme of learning and development opportunities. To complement our face-to-face and virtual event programme, we also offer online services including our webinar programme, our market-leading Advice Show and complimentary licences for our learning and testing CPD portal.

  • Core events
  • Investment Forums
  • Supervision courses
  • Protection Workshops
  • Best practice meetings
  • Mortgage events
  • Live broadcasts
  • Competent Adviser

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Growth Propositions

You are committed to providing your clients with the very best service and we want to help build value in your firm. We offer a relevant selection of propositions to help, whether you choose to advise, refer or outsource.

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Business support

As your key contacts, the business support team manage your initial and ongoing relationship with Compliance First and our key areas of service.

  • Operations Installation
  • Make the most out of our relationship
  • Development Support

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Tools and Technology

Running an advisory firm can be demanding, so it's crucial that you have access to quality business support solutions to create efficiency as standard.

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To find out if direct authorisation is suitable for you, contact one of our development team for an informal discussion on 01484 439128.

Click here for your guide to becoming directly authorised.