Make sure you’re well prepared before submitting your FCA application

Over the last few months we’ve been busy advising retailers on their FCA applications, and we’ve come up with a few tips to make the process easier & smoother:

Should I use a consultant to complete my application?

Some of our retailers have chosen to outsource the completion of their applications to consultancy companies. The charges for this service have varied from £1000 to £5000.  Using a consultant can save you time in the short term, but it’s worth bearing in mind the following:

Based on our experiences, we believe it’s better for you to invest time into the application and complete it yourself.  After all, no one knows your business better than you and once authorised the FCA is looking to build a relationship with your company, not a third party!

 For more information contact your Business Development Manager today or call the CCS Head Office on 0845 120 6666.