Platform Services

Our execution, custody and valuation services, extend to cover the custody of general investment accounts, ISAs, pensions and offshore bonds, enabling you to hold all of your clients' investments in a single location.

Over the past decade, we have invested heavily in technology to provide you with the ability to efficiently place large numbers of instructions across your client base. Given our stockbroking roots, we are specialist dealers in a wide range of investments, allowing you wherever possible to place instructions whenever it is most convenient for you.

How working with us could improve the service that you offer your clients:

A growing number of intermediary firms view us as an integral part of their service as we provide custody of their clients’ assets via our Nominee Service and in the execution of their investment instructions.

Which investment accounts are supported:

In addition to providing a general investment account and being an approved ISA Manager, we have a growing number of sub-custodian agreements in place with Offshore Life Companies, SIPP administrators, QROPS and QNUPS providers. We are also happy to speak to the service providers that you use if we don’t have a custody agreement in place with them.

Keeping you up to date with the progress of your client’s investments:

We will provide you with dedicated access rights to the secure area of our website where you may view an up to date valuation of any of your clients’ portfolios under our administration and place instructions where appropriate. This facility also allows you to view an historical valuation of a client’s portfolio as at the close of play on any business day. At the end of each calendar quarter we will provide you with a valuation of your clients’ portfolio, to also include a statement of the cash account and a schedule of the transactions undertaken on the account in the previous 3 months. Each April, we will provide you with a Tax Report for each of your clients. The Report includes a Consolidated Tax Certificate and Capital Gains Report where appropriate, which has the added advantage of assisting you or them with the completion of their tax returns.

A growing number of our intermediary clients now use a variation of our own client report pack to meet their own reporting requirements for client portfolios under their management or advice. These are typically provided with their firm’s own branding.

Client Servicing:

Central to the delivery of our high levels of client service is the work of our dedicated Online Services Support Team which is at hand to deal with any issues on a prompt and personal basis.

Service Charges:

You may choose from one of two charging structures, either on a basis points or transaction basis, details of which can be found in the respective Online Services Charge Card.

Quick Enquiry

If you wish to speak to a member of our Platform Services team, please contact us on the number below or fill in our quick contact form.

01253 831 211



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