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New Managing Director of Newcastle Financial Advisers Ltd appointed

Date published: 14 February 2023

Read time: 2 minutes

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Newcastle Building Society has appointed Iain Lightfoot to head up its financial advice subsidiary, Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited (NFAL).

Iain joins as Managing Director of NFAL, which provides accessible advice on investment, retirement, inheritance tax planning, and protection advice across the North East, North West and North Yorkshire.   

With 32 years of experience in financial services and advice, Iain has held senior roles with some of the UK’s most well-known banks and building societies, including Skipton and TSB. He joins NFAL having spent the last five years leading accountancy firm Armstrong Watson’s financial planning team.

Commenting on his appointment, Iain said: “At a time when consumer finances are feeling the pressure of rising inflation and the increased cost of living, it’s important that people feel their money is working hard for them, and that they’re able to easily access face-to-face financial advice that’s personalised, authentic and reliable.

“I’m passionate about providing the right environment and culture to deliver financial advice of the highest quality, and working in collaboration with colleagues we’ll continue to deliver on our purpose of connecting our communities with a better financial future, building meaningful, long-lasting customer relationships.”

As part of his role, Iain will continue to deliver on our commitment to provide personalised, trustworthy financial advice for all, while leading an experienced team of advisers who are available face to face on high streets 

across our branch network, and remotely via video.

Approved by the Openwork Partnership on 17/07/2023.

Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited is a subsidiary of Newcastle Building Society, and provides financial advice across our 31 branch locations and their communities.

Newcastle Building Society introduces to Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited for advice on investments, pensions, life and protection insurance, and inheritance tax planning. Aspects of inheritance tax planning are not regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority nor the Financial Conduct Authority. Newcastle Financial Advisers is a trade name of Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited which is an appointed representative of The Openwork Partnership a trading style of Openwork Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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