Our awards, accreditations and memberships

We are proud to have accumulated a variety of awards, accreditations and memberships over recent years. In a highly competitive industry, we believe that these re-enforce our high quality of service and illustrate our commitment to continuous improvement at a company-wide level. We have listed these accolades below for you to view.

For more information about these awards, accreditations and memberships, please get in touch.


Charted Insurance Institute – Chartered Status

Our Chartered Firm status represents our commitment to professional development and the alignment of our core values and business practices to the Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII) code of ethics.

In addition to the above, the application process also reviewed key areas including corporate social responsibility, community and charitable activities, diversity and inclusion and media communication.

We provided a case study to the CII, which you can view here.

Lucas Fettes Financial Planning awarded Adviser Firm of the Year - Midlands & East Anglia
Adviser Firm of the Year – Midlands & East Anglia

We were announced as the adviser firm of the year for our region at the Professional Adviser Awards 2021.

To achieve this, we submitted a realistic case study that was described as ‘comprehensive and detailed’, as well as answering questions about our business and approach with clients.

Lucas Fettes Financial Planning awarded Adviser Firm of the Year - UK
Adviser Firm of the Year – UK

In addition to the regional award, we are proud to have also been named as the adviser firm of the year for the entire UK.

This coveted accolade is a credit to the hard work and dedication of our team, and our approach to delivering high quality financial planning outcomes for our clients.



Best Financial Advisers To Work For

We were named as one of the best financial advisers to work for at the Professional Adviser awards 2020.   

In addition to an employee survey, the application process reviewed key areas including working environment, employment practices, wellness initiatives, training and career development, ethical practices and corporate culture and communication.

Pension Transfer Gold Standard

Awarded by the Personal Financial Society (PFS), this award signifies our adherence to a voluntary code of principles of good practice for safeguarded and defined benefit transfers.

This award shows our commitment to being open and transparent to ensure the fair treatment of our clients.

Financial Vulnerability Taskforce

We have actively committed ourselves to supporting and enacting the nine pledges set out by the Personal Finance Society (PFS), in order to ensure our services are suitable for those individuals who may be considered vulnerable. 

In addition, we have reviewed our policies and ensured that our employees have received suitable training.

Women in Finance Charter
The Women in Finance Charter

We have committed to the Women in Finance Charter. Set up by HM Treasury, the charter is described as ‘a pledge for gender balance across financial services’.

This reinforces our stance on diversity, inclusion and gender balance within our company and the wider financial services industry.

Find out about our targets here.


Cyber Essentials accreditation

We are Cyber Essentials accredited. This government backed scheme provides the industry standard for protection against a range of common cyber-attacks.

Our implementation of the schemes five technical controls gives our clients the knowledge and peace of mind that we take the security of their data seriously.

SIFA Professional Trusted Advisers

We are SIFA Professional Trusted Advisers and use the service to ensure we keep up to date with the developments in the legal sector.

This enables us to continually provide our professional connections with useful and education content and work with them to provide a joined up service for their clients. 

Equity Release Council
Equity Release Council

The council represents the highest standard of conduct concerning the provision of equity release advice.

Through our membership, we are able to help spread awareness concerning the important role equity release can have in achieving financial security in later life.

NCVO Trusted Supplier
We have a long-standing relationship as a Trusted Supplier to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, a registered charity and umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in England. 

We work to support NCVO members to manage their employee benefits, workplace pension and financial wellbeing arrangements.

We are members of the Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries, the voice for the health and wellbeing industry. As an AMII member we commit to providing independent and impartial advice using a range of researched and approved products and solutions to meet the individual needs of our clients.

What our clients have to say


‘I know you have done your best. You have kept in touch and your conversations have always left us feeling that you care.’

Financial Planner: Kerry Holmes

What our clients have to say


‘During this time [Coronavirus Pandemic], I have required support with my portfolio and needed questions answering. This has been fulfilled to my total satisfaction and reassurance’

Financial Planner: Liz Burrows

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‘I have been very impressed by how I have been looked after by my personal financial adviser and I’m entirely happy with the service she has provided.’

Financial Planner: Sarah Maguire

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‘[I have] no concerns because I know I can always contact my financial adviser either using email or the telephone. Very happy with the service received to date.’

Financial Planner: Liz Burrows

What our clients have to say


‘Kevin has been my financial advisor for a number of years and with his years of experience in the financial world he gives extremely sound and completely independent advice. I could not recommend Kevin more highly as a person to trust in the complicated world of finance.’

Financial Planner: Kevin Froggatt

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‘You have been invaluable, giving me peace of mind concerning my financial affairs for many years.’

Financial Planner: Graham Moore

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‘Thanks for your help and the great service.’

Financial Planner: Nathan Munt

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‘I am extremely grateful for your understanding and patient approach to dealing with this for me. Thanks Nathan.’

Financial Planner: Nathan Munt

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‘Lucas Fettes have been dealing with our Health Insurance Cover forever and I would highly recommend them to deal with your requirements.’

*Part of a client referral

Financial Planner: Beverly Lee and Neil Clarke

What our clients have to say


‘I am delighted that Liz was recommended to me. She is super knowledgeable, incredible trustworthy, makes the world of pensions easier to navigate and to top it all off she is just a really great person.’

Financial Planner: Liz Burrows

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‘My adviser made me feel he had my best interests at heart and I believe he organised the best retirement package for my needs.’

Financial Planner: Graham Moore

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‘I am very happy with the professional and friendly service I recieved from Angela Carpenter of your Chichester office.’

Financial Planner: Angela Carpenter

What our clients have to say


We are delighted with the friendly, personal and easy-to-understand advice we receive from Kevin. He always responds quickly to any queries and is very flexible in his approach. Finally feel like we are in control of our finances.

Financial Planner: Kevin Froggatt

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