Who we are


We believe that financial services will become a true profession, which is why we strive for and lead global professional excellence. We do this through creative training, inspiring consultancy and best practice standards certification.


We are the leading dedicated certification body in the UK for BS 8577, BS 8453, ISO 22222 and The Paraplanner Standard™ certification and are pioneering best practice among personal financial planners in the UK and overseas. As the global leader in this area, we believe there is always a better, more efficient, more effective way of doing something – which is why we will continue to push the boundaries until we find it.


We are privately owned and Standards International has been certified by BSI to ISO 9001 under certificate number FS 663413. We  aim to  achieve quality in everything that we do. We are always looking  to operate in line with, and exceed the requirements of, the highest levels of international best practice.


We are passionate, driven and totally committed to changing the world one financial adviser at a time! To learn more about our commitment to quality please click  below to read our Quality Policy.