FCA Authorisation

At B-Compliant, you can rely on us to tell you the facts.  We are Compliance consultants after all.

So, here it is, applying for FCA authorisation can be stressful, it isn’t always simple and it does take time.

But with our expert help, we can make the authorisation process a little smoother.

Why use B-Compliant for FCA authorisation?

All of our consultants have over 20 years’ experience working within the FCA (FSA) regulated environment.  When providing support, we tailor it to meet your needs.  Whether this be:

  • Change in control (section 178)
  • Full or Limited permission applications
  • Variation of permissions
  • Approved Person and Senior Management regime
  • Change of legal status

The FCA has outlined an authorisation summary for getting authorised.  You can read their advice here.

How B-Compliant can help

We specialise in supporting

  • Wealth and Discretionary Fund Managers
  • Financial Advisers (Independent or Restricted)
  • Mortgage or General Insurance Brokers
  • Consumer Credit Firms

Our aim is to reduce the time you need to spend on your application.  We achieve this by guiding you through the process.  And assist you in building your own Regulatory Business plan and Compliance Monitoring Plan (both are requirements of FCA authorisation applications). We ensure that when your application is submitted, it has the best possible prospect of being approved.

We have three fixed price solutions to suit most needs;





Price for 1 minute



This package is ideal for

those who are confident preparing

their own application but are seeking

assurance that this is complete prior to


This involves reviewing the application

and supporting documents and

providing feedback on any

areas for improvement.



This package suits those who

require a little more support,

we show you how to structure

your business plan and provide

advice on the completion of forms

reviewing these and providing feedback

on application & supporting documents

prior to submission, and provide assistance

in answering any questions the FCA have

post submission.

You will receive

telephone/email support throughout

the process, we’re with you

every step of the way.



For those who want to

outsource as much of the

application process as possible, this

package provides hand holding from

start to finish.

All you would need to

do is complete the template that we

send you and have your

accountant provide the

financial forecasts.

*Prices shown are for an Article 3 firm, with up to 5 RIs.

Packages are +VAT

Ongoing Support

Once authorised, our support doesn’t have to stop.  We offer Compliance support packages at an affordable monthly cost to ensure you receive the right amount of support for your firm.  From on-site visits, to helpdesk support, templates to regulatory newsletters.  Your dedicated compliance consultant will work with you to put a compliance plan into place.

At B-Compliant, we specialise in hands-on support, which means you won’t be left with a long ‘To-Do’ list.

For a free, initial consultation, to discuss how B-Compliant can help with your application, contact us today.

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