Posted on 1 December 2016
We are extremely pleased to announce that Smith Cooper Independent Mortgage and Financial Advice (Smith Cooper IMFA) are celebrating their one year anniversary!
It has been a busy and successful first year of trading for the company that started on 1st December 2015, and officially launched in March 2016, after many years of association with Smith Cooper as an independent advisor. They offer a select range of Whole of Market Mortgage & Finance Advice solutions for individuals and companies across the UK and are directly authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Suzanne Bradshaw, Managing Director, established the firm in response to a growing market demand for the services the firm now offers. She has continued to successfully run the business, despite a period of maternity leave in the first few months of trading! Since ‘going live’ the company has gone from strength to strength.
In April, Charlotte Reynolds joined the expanding team, bringing a wealth of experience in the Commercial Market both in the lending and banking sectors. She joined Smith Cooper IMFA from NatWest and has not only be brought her Commercial Lending Experience with her but also helped with business development. He has proved to be a valuable asset to the business.
In July, Walton & Allen, Nottingham Estate Agents established in 2000, became the appointed representative of Smith Cooper IMFA to add mortgage advice to their range of services. Smith Cooper IMFA supports Walton & Allen by acting as the Compliance Agent for their Financial Services Division. The Mortgage Advisers at Walton & Allen act as the appointed representatives of Smith Cooper IMFA. The relationship is working extremely well for both parties.
So what’s next for Smith Cooper IMFA?
Suzanne Bradshaw commented, “Our feet haven’t really touched the ground since our launch and we couldn’t be happier with how the business has gone! Our intention next year is to continue to grow our business by increasing the number of advisors we have, in fact we are advertising now for advisors to cover all the Smith Cooper offices situated in Derby, Nottingham and Birmingham.”
She added, “Going forward we aim to seek more Associated Representatives in all our locations, to better serve the mortgage markets. We will, of course, continue to provide the excellent service our clients have come to expect from us.”
Smith Cooper now covers accountancy and business advisory services, independent financial advice, Sage software sales and support, managed IT services, mobile phone and communications for businesses and mortgages.
If you want to know more about the support services Smith Cooper IMFA can offer, please contact Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org.