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FCA Authorisation

Since we started out in 2012, we’ve helped a huge number of firms apply for FCA authorisation. That’s given us an exceptional insight into how the process works and what the regulator is looking for.

We know what questions the FCA is currently asking, so we can make sure your responses are watertight and to the point. We’ll keep your application on track and moving forward, getting you up and running as a regulated entity as fast as possible.

Simply put, we take the stress out of FCA authorisation.

We know it can be tricky securing FCA approval or authorisation to conduct a regulated activity. The process is littered with pitfalls for the uninitiated. That’s why we first decided to set up a dedicated expert team to guide you safely forward.

When you apply for FCA authorisation, the regulator will delve deeply into your business plan, your financial forecasts, and the people involved in your business.

A single well-intentioned but misguided statement in your business plan, or an error in your accounting forecasts, can unleash a deluge of scrutiny and questioning. This immediately puts your application on the back foot and can lead to significant delays or even rejection.

Our FCA authorisation application service covers:

We offer a range of service levels, depending on your requirements. If you prefer to produce the FCA authorisation application materials yourself, we can review them for you. Alternatively, we can produce the materials for you to review.

The sectors we work with on applications include:

We offer a free initial consultation where we’ll sit down with you to discuss your business model and how we can help. We’ll then come back with a quote for the service you require.

The next step is a second meeting to discuss – at length and in detail – your business plans, finances, and the key individuals in your firm. This ensures you’re applying for the correct regulatory permissions.

We’ll deal with any correspondence with the regulator concerning your application for FCA authorisation – right through to the point of completion.

Working with us, you can be sure your application is in the best possible position to obtain authorisation. With experience across a wide range of sectors, we have all the skills required to progress your application to the highest standard and ultimately secure your FCA authorisation.

Start your regulatory journey with us. For more information about our services, call 0207 436 0630 to speak to a member of our expert team or email

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