Join the Financial Planning Community

Being a member of the IFP will help you to demonstrate your commitment as a professional, adhering to IFP's code of ethics and practice standards. From what our members tell us, it'll also increase your job satisfaction, generate more satisfied clients and increase your income and profitability. Isn't it time you found out for yourself?

We will help you to:

Be part of it - engage with a community of professionals

With a calendar of local branch meetingsworkshops and conferences all well known for their high calibre, practical content, there's a networking opportunity waiting for you. In our 2014 member survey, 95% of respondents said their membership has helped to develop their Financial Planning skills.

Follow a structured career path

Get discounts on training and study options for Financial Planning qualifications from FPSB (UK). The Certificate in Paraplanning, set at QCF level 4, provides the most relevant qualification for Paraplanners in the UK. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERCM certification represents the global standard of excellence in Financial Planning. Go that step further and prepare to join the IFP Fellowship - the pinnacle of the profession.

Make the most of your continuing professional development activities

Not only can we issue your SPS but help with you with accredited CPD activities too. IFP provides effective learning and study support for Financial Planning qualifications including face to face, e-learning and multi-media options. Also, our popular CPD online system is the ideal way to record and report your ongoing CPD activities - as well as providing access to a broad range of accredited activities to help you keep up to date. In 2012, a massive 91% of members surveyed said IFP has helped them develop their Financial Planning skills.

IFP members renew their membership  year after year because they value the personal and business benefits which they enjoy as a result of being part of the growing Financial Planning business community.

"As a result of the training, education and networking opportunities provided; both I and my clients have benefited enormously over the last 12 years, since I discovered the IFP and what it genuinely does for its professional community."  Comment from IFP Members' Survey 2012