Arthur is both a chartered financial planner and a certified financial planner. His firm, Arch Financial Planning Ltd was awarded chartered status in 2013. The firm was awarded the Wealth & Money Management Award for Commitment to Client Education and Transparency in 2014 and was awarded the Professional Adviser Baillie Gifford Financial Education Award in 2008; a high commendation in 2009 and 2010 and made the top five shortlist 2011, 2012 and 2013.

The concept of a duty of care can be quite an emotive subject, but as Arthur Childs explains, it should be kept simple.

With so much debate at the moment around the new pension freedoms and financial education it throws up the actually quite complex subject of an adviser’s duty of care towards clients.