Terms and Conditions
The information and images construed on this website is not to be construed as advice in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediaries Services Act 2002 (FAIS Act). All information is merely the opinion of the contributor and should only be viewed as such.
Please verify all information before making any decision, based on the contents of the website, as Professional Financial Solutions, it’s owners, operators and staff will not take responsibility for any direct or indirect loss or damage you may suffer as a consequence of using or relying on any information provided on this website.
In complying with the FAIS legislation, we bring the following information to your attention. These disclosures are for the purpose providing information relevant to our business, our experience and our professional relationships. Should you require any for any additional information, you may direct a request to the offices of Professional Financial Solutions by post, facsimile or email.
Name of Service Provider: Professional Financial Solutions
Legal Status: Independent Financial Advisor
Name of Key Individual: Rafieq Saville
Name of Compliance Officer: Compliance with the FAIS Act is monitored by Masthead Distribution Services Pty Ltd, 1st Floor, AST Terraces, Golf Park, Mowbray 7700
Business Address: PFS House, 24 Fairdale Road, Diep River 7800
Postal Address: 109 First Road, Grassy Park, 7941
Contact Numbers: Tel. 021—712 1190 Fax 021—712 1191 Mobile: 084 499 0672 Email: email@example.com
Affiliated to / registered with: South African Council for Medical Schemes, Financial Planning Institute of S.A., Insurance Institute of the Cape of Good Hope, Financial Services Board, IFA Net, Masthead Financial Advisors Association, Financial Intermediaries Association.
Non—Cash Incentives: PFS does not receive any non-cash incentives.
Confidentiality: All information furnished by the Client shall be treated as confidential and disclosed to Client’s other Advisers, Bankers, Investment Operators, Life Officers or other organisations with whom PFS is negotiating on Client’s behalf with Client’s written consent only to the extent that PFS, in it’s absolute discretion, considers necessary or as required by law.
Professional Indemnity: Glenrand MIB / AON
Contractual Agreements: MMS Group, Liberty Life, Discovery Health, FMI, Momentum Wealth, Prescient / 27four, Fedbond, Brightrock, Fairbairn Capital, Old Mutual Group, Discovery Group, Hollard, Sanlam Life, PPS, Stanlib, Oasis Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Investec, Cadiz, Marriott, Kagiso, Nedgroup Life and Allan Gray.
Shareholding: No shareholding greater than 10% in any of the organisations listed under Contractual Agreements.
Business spread: While business is generally spread between a number of the above product providers, the vast majority of risk insurance business has been placed with Hollard and FMI over the past twelve months.
Accreditation: Details and Letters of Accreditation are available for inspection on request.
Principal Broker Experience: Thirty-two years experience in Commercial Banking, Life Insurance, Short Term Insurance, Investments and Marketing.
Certification: AFP, ALSA, CEA
Fees and Charges: Remuneration is derived from a combination of commissions and fees. Fees and charges are levied as per pre-determined rates for services rendered. Professional Financial Solutions reserves the right to, in its absolute discretion, negotiate, discount, offset, waive and increase rates, charges and commissions when necessary. Schedules of rates and charges are available on request. Commissions earned by PFS from business conducted with its clients is deemed to be full or part-remuneration (whatever the case may be) for services delivered to the client and should such commissions be, in part or completely, reversed or recovered from PFS for any reason, PFS in its absolute discretion reserves the right to claim such reversed or recovered commissions from the client.
Code of Conduct: Professional Financial Solutions subscribes to the Code of Conduct as set out by Masthead Financial Advisors Association, but also observes the Professional Codes as set out by the Financial Planning Institute of S.A. and the Financial Intermediaries Association.
Complaints Resolution Policy: PFS has a Complaints Policy in place. The details of which are available for inspection on request.
PROFESSIONAL FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS MISSION STATEMENT
We are committed to providing comprehensive financial planning services that are innovative, yet practical and which exceeds all reasonable expectations of our clientele. This we achieve through understanding exactly the needs of our clients and through applying precise solutions with the highest level of diligence, efficiency and service excellence.
USEFUL CONTACT DETAILS
Particulars of Long – Term Insurance Ombudsman:
Po Box 45007
Tel: (021) 674 0330 Fax: (021) 674 0951
Particulars of Register of Long—Term Insurance
Financial Services Board
PO Box 35655
Menlo Park 0102
Tel: (012) 428 8000 Fax: (012) 347 0221