Latest Poll – Are You Applying For A Licence? 


Do you intend to work under your own licence or under someone else’s?

  • I intend to obtain a licence to become a FAP (68%)
  • I intend to work under someone else’s licence (18%)
  • Undecided (14%)

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As 4 November draws nearer, when applications for transitional licensing open, our latest poll revisits the question of who will be applying for a licence and who will not.

It will be interesting to see if the balance has changed closer to the application date, since we asked about your licensing choices in our poll back in February.

Ryan Edwards from The Adviser Platfrom raised his concern that advisers are underprepared on the operational side for the new licensing environment (see: Advisers Underprepared…).

If you are still unsure whether you want to operate as a financial advice provider or not, remember to visit the FMA’s tool and explore the options available to you. Click here to view the page.

Do you want to hold your own licence? Would you rather work under someone else’s licence? Or are you finding it a difficult decision to make?

Place your vote in the poll above and we’ll report back to you next week…