Why choose a Tenet adviser?

Why choose a Tenet adviser?

Tenet is one of the UK's largest financial adviser groups. You may also hear us referred to as a network

With over a quarter of a century's worth of experience, our approach is focused on ensuring clients get the financial advice they need. We do this through a nationwide network of hundreds of highly qualified and trained financial advisers and mortgage brokers who are authorised to act as our appointed representatives to give quality financial advice.

Tenet is about as robust as it gets

As one of the UK's largest adviser support groups, and over 25 years' worth of experience to call upon, we're about as robust as it gets. We have £28m net assets, and our major shareholders are well known high street names - Aviva, Friends Life (both owned by the Aviva Group), Standard Life and Aegon. Plus, we have a team of over 260 people that are mainly based at our Head Office in Leeds, supporting our advisers.

Quality support and backing

Through our core TenetConnect and TenetLime businesses, all of our advisers receive ongoing training and guidance from us to ensure the advice they give is both fair and suitable for our clients' needs, taking account of market developments, product launches, and the requirements of our regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority.

98% of clients would recommend us!

We get good feedback from clients who get advice from our advisers. In fact, through our programme of post-advice questionnaires, 98% of clients state that they would recommend us to a friend or relative*.

*Correct as of July 2016 and based on surveys completed by clients who have had advice since October 2013.
Of 1,406 clients who answered 'how likely are you to recommend us to a friend or colleague?', 98% said either 'very likely' or 'somewhat likely'.

Our advisers and our brands

We support both appointed representatives and directly authorised advisers, within both the investment and mortgage markets via our TenetConnect, TenetLime and TenetSelect brands

What is the difference between an appointed representative and a directly authorised adviser?

Many, but not all areas of financial advice are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA aims to make sure that financial markets work well so that consumers get both fair and suitable advice for individual needs.

An appointed representative is a firm or an individual that represents a 'principal' firm that is fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. They effectively act as an 'agent' for the principal firm. The principal firm takes regulatory responsibility for the appointed representative, and must ensure it meets FCA requirements. In this case, Tenet is the principal. Many advisers begin their career as appointed representatives (AR) within a network. The network takes care of compliance and other requirements, while the advisers take care of their clients.

But some choose to be directly authorised by the FCA themselves and to control their own business as they see fit and manage their own relationship with the FCA.

If your adviser is an appointed representative of TenetConnect Ltd, TenetConnect Services Ltd or TenetLime Ltd, we provide them with regulatory, technical, training and business development support to help them meet the stringent and comprehensive requirements of the Financial Conduct Authority.

How will I know if an adviser firm is a Tenet member?

You will know if an adviser firm is one of our members by looking at the footer wording on their stationery (letterhead or business card) or website which should say:

"[Firm name] is an appointed representative of [TenetConnect Ltd, TenetConnect Services Ltd or TenetLime Ltd] which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority".

Alternatively, you can check the Financial Conduct Authority's register by clicking here.

What this means to you

We get good feedback from clients who get advice from our advisers. In fact, through our programme of post-advice questionnaires, 98% of clients state that they would recommend us to a friend or relative.

So, wherever you see the Tenet name, Tenet logo or our brands TenetConnect, TenetLime and TenetSelect , you can rest assured that your adviser has the support and backing of a long established and robust business that underwrites the advice being provided.

All of this should give you peace of mind that your individual financial planning needs are in safe hands.

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