Chartered Insurance Institute
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) are the leading professional body for the global financial services profession. They promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 115,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
Membership covers all disciplines within the insurance industry, including investments, pensions, life assurance, mortgages equity release and taxation planning.
PFS (Personal Finance Society)
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) is a non-profit organisation, founded by the CII in 1912.
Their mission is to lead the financial planning community towards higher levels of professionalism, through ethical and behavioural standards, skill and technical knowledge to the ultimate benefit of the profession and the consumer alike.
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is a strong voice of business in Glasgow. As one of the oldest Chambers of Commerce in the world, the Chamber has a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help businesses succeed.
Glasgow Chambers won Scottish Cambers of the Year in 2014.
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce was established by Royal Charter to promote the city's interests at home and abroad, Patrick Colquhoun, Glasgow's Lord Provost, drafted its constitution in 1783.
Unbiased – The UK’s Leading IFA Search Engine
Unbiased.co.uk is an independent company that helps consumers find the best IFA for them, based on location and the firms merits, qualifications, experience and regulation. Unbiased.co.uk is a comprehensive professional adviser search website, focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make informed financial decisions.
FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are a government body created to help consumers to use financial services with confidence and have products that meet their needs, from firms and individuals they can trust.
To achieve this, they regulate firms and financial advisers (like Connect) so that markets and financial systems remain sound, stable and resilient. They also encourage transparent pricing that’s easy for everyone to understand.
Together with the firms they regulate, they aim to help firms put the interests of their customers and the integrity of the market at the core of what we do.