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Readying for Consumer Duty with tax-efficient investments

Delivering value and good customer outcomes.


Date Available now on demand Duration 44 minutes

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This on demand webinar was recorded on 20 June 2023. All information will have been correct at the time, but some statistics and deadlines may now be out of date.

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Consumer Duty is placing focus on delivering the best possible outcomes for clients.

Now more than ever, advisers must have robust processes and be able to evidence fair price and value, and how they are helping clients achieve their objectives.

So, what does this mean for tax-efficient investments? What should you be considering in light of Consumer Duty? And how can they help you in your pursuit to deliver good outcomes and fair value?

In this webinar

  • Hear from leading experts on Consumer Duty, including Dr Matthew Connell, Director, Policy and Public Affairs at PFS, Linda Preston-Todd, Client Relationship Director and John Higginbottom, Head of Wealth Propositions at Bankhall and Dr Brian Moretta, Head of Tax-Enhanced Research at Hardman & Co.
  • What advisers must consider in order to deliver good customer outcomes.
  • How advisers can evidence fair price and value.
  • How tax-efficient investments fit in.
  • The types of clients whose objectives could be met by tax-efficient investments (EIS, VCTs, and BR).
  • Hear from financial advisers on how they are preparing for Consumer Duty.

Key investments risks of EIS, VCTs, and BR

  • The value of an investment, and any income from it, can fall as well as rise. Investors may not get back the full amount they invest.
  • VCT, smaller and unquoted company shares could fall or rise in value more than other shares listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. They may also be harder to sell.