Independent Financial AdvisorsMandatory
(Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority)
Members are required to complete 35 hours per year.
21 hours must be structured learning.
It is a requirement of membership that all PFS and CII qualified members, whether based in the UK or outside the UK, comply with the CII CPD scheme.
Advisors can choose to belong to a professional body, such as The Personal Finance Society, which runs a scheme that complies with the regulations.