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Business first; compliance second.

I was recently asked, if I had to choose, what my one pearl of wisdom would be for advisers in 2015. Now, you might think it would be all about compliance, but you’d be wrong.

The key thing I’d like to say, is make business decisions based on what’s right for your clients and where you want your business to go. Then work through the compliance implications.

We’re going into the next round of regulatory review, bringing with it more focus on compliance implications. Compliance is of course critical for business security, but the point I’d like to make is that compliance …Read More

Why IDS Limited?

We believe New Zealanders deserve good financial advice and we believe there are good financial advisers who can help them with their financial needs.  The issue is that it is getting harder to run an independent financial advisory business and keep up with all the regulatory requirements.  That is why we set up Independent Development Solutions Ltd.

Our goal at IDS is to help financial adviser businesses reduce the risk of non-compliance and help them increase profitability.

We want to help good advisers thrive and help Kiwis achieve their financial goals and we do this by helping them cope with their regulatory …Read More