Callcredit announces new partnership with APFA

APFACallcredit Information Group is working in partnership with the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) to help protect financial firms from identity fraud and money laundering using market leading identity checks and employee vetting.

APFA, the trade association for financial advice firms, works hard to make members’ lives easier by lowering the direct and indirect costs of running a business. The new partnership will provide APFA members with lower costs to Callcredit’s anti-money laundering and compliance solutions helping to reduce members’ everyday business spend whilst still protecting their business against risk.

Callcredit, a leading credit reference agency, focuses on managing consumer data for IFA Networks, Appointed Representatives and Financial Advice Firms. They specialise in anti-money laundering and Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance in the financial services sector.

Peter Mansfield, Managing Director, Callcredit said: “We are delighted to Partner with APFA. Through this relationship we’re looking forward to providing members the tools they need to carry out the necessary checks to help provide essential peace of mind when taking on new clients and employees.”

Chris Hannant, Director General, APFA said: “APFA is delighted to be working in partnership with Callcredit, helping advisory firm members reduce the cost of running their businesses.”

APFA act for and on behalf of financial advisers to campaign for a more favourable trading environment.