Established in 2000, Compliance First provides compliance and business support services, to directly authorised financial advisers based predominantly across the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The team, which is based on the outskirts of Glasgow, works to provide a consistent personal service tailored to the needs of each Client Firm, whilst allowing them access to a range of tools and technology which enhance the advisers proposition, as well as increasing business efficiencies.

Since the introduction of the RDR, Compliance First Clients have significantly increased in numbers with over 450 advisers now receiving support across a variety of areas including: an extensive website, technical support helpdesks, regular on-site visits and a range of professional development events spread across the regions. The team prides itself on the strengths of the relationships built with Clients, providers and industry specialists across the UK.

Compliance First was acquired by the SimplyBiz Group in 2007.

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