Category Archives: Hot Topics

You spend HOW much on cycling gear?

This is the question I am dreading hearing when I next apply for a mortgage. With the new affordability checks under MMR now in force, all mortgage applicants are going to come under much closer scrutiny in terms of their spending patterns. This could mean some difficult questions when the future Mrs Dunckley finds out […]

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Expert exam tuition

Jon Dunckley, Managing Director of Fortica and Chartered Certified Financial Planner is running a series of workshops to help students pass their RO exams. Contact jon@fortica.co.uk for more details

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A brave new world…

So it is all change in the Pensions world. At first glance, it seems a great idea for those who can control their finances and budget effectively. It also seems like an invitation to commit financial suicide for those who can’t. Time, and consultation, will ultimately tell. In the meantime, we are here to provide […]

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R04 and R05 training courses

Fortica is pleased to offer places on forthcoming R04 and Ro5 training courses. Run by experts, these are small group sessions to give you the best possible chance to pass the exam. Contact jon@fortica.co.uk for more details

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Queen’s speech…

Today’s Queen’s speech included some significant pensions changes.

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Pension Changes

Government have announced signficant changes to the way the state pension will work. Due to be implemented in 2017, the change will mean a flat rate pension of around £143pw and an end to the pension credit system. www.dwp.gov.uk/newsroom/press-releases/2013/jan-2013/dwp003-13.shtml 

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Fortica welcomes ExamAngel

Fortica is pleased to welcome ExamAngel to the business! One of the best known providers of Financial Services exam support is part of the Fortica family and will be providing our examination support.

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Welcome to the new website

Welcome to the new Fortica website. We hope you like the fresh new layout and that you find what you are looking for. Please feel free to send us any feedback to info@fortica.co.uk

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