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Welcome Chloe Drew

I am pleased to announce that Chloe Drew has joined Allen Tomas & Co as a Financial Administrator with the intention of becoming a Paraplanner on attaining her CII qualifications. Chloe has shown an interest in the industry and wants a career that allows progression and the opportunity to learn new skills. During her spare time Chloe enjoys reading, socialising and spending days out with her family. She is a lover of all animals, in particular pandas!

We wish Chloe every success.

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We are recruiting

Allen Tomas & Co are looking for an Independent Financial Adviser to join the team.

Key points:
Self-Employed/Employed structure and financial package to be discussedRegular 1:1s and ad hoc training to suitCompetent Adviser CPD programme, which includes internal and external seminarsCompliance support through SimplyBiz (compliance helpline, technical support, portal and CPD events)Support in achieving/maintaining full Competent Adviser StatusProfessional Indemnity costs met by usWe will provide full marketing assistanceIntroducer/Professional Connections:Introductions to professionals we work withFull support offered with your existing/new connectionsOnline Professional Portal (We will upload documents such as Recommendation Reports, Tax statements and Trustees Investment Policy Statements to their Portals)Monthly newslettersSeminarsClient Services:Your clients will have access to an internal online Portal in order to view their InvestmentsYour clients will receive monthly newslett…