Expertise

How we can help you

How we can help you

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Investment Management
Some of our clients enjoy making decisions about their investments, others, enjoy assistance and guidance …

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Protection

One thing in life is certain, plans can and will change. There is an inevitability about unexpected expenses …

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Wealth Planning ​

At Arlo we pride ourselves on well considered advice and comprehensive planning …

04

Retirement Planning
Even if retirement is still some distance away at this point in your life, you can take action …

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Mortgages
We deal with a wide range of major lenders giving you choice and flexibility …

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Private Banking
For clients with investable assets in excess of £250,000 we feel it important to explore …

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US Citizens

US Citizens, Greencard holders, and the expatriate American can face complexities when it … 

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FX

Whether you’re an individual looking to purchase a property overseas or send salary …

09

Wills

Having a legally valid will in each jurisdiction you retain an asset is imperative in …

10

UK Pension Analysis

Pension freedoms announced in 2014 that came into effect for the 2015/2016 tax year …

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Tax Planning

For advice and guidance on the following please contact us: UK Tax Return …

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Education Fee Planning

“How much will it cost to send my child(ren) to university?” Creating a realistic …

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Investment Management

Some of our clients enjoy making decisions about their investments, others, enjoy assistance and guidance, a helping hand. At Arlo we can tailor our advice process to your preference and can work alongside you in either an Advisory solution or one where we offer Guidance to you through the extensive choices available.

Our approved list of investments provides you with an extensive range of asset classes that could include stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), fixed income, mutual funds or bonds. You’ll also have access to our in house technology built to provide you with a 24/7 access system that monitors your investments and can even automatically rebalance your chosen assets to help keep your investments on track.

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Protection

One thing in life is certain, plans can and will change. There is an inevitability about unexpected expenses and events, but with the correct preparation they don’t have to derail your financial goals.

Who first springs to mind when you think about purchasing life insurance? Your Wealth Manager? If not, take some time to ponder this thought: is my financial strategy complete without a plan to protect it if the unexpected should occur? Who better to ensure that your financial goals remain attainable should something unexpected occur than your partner at Arlo.

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Wealth Planning

At Arlo we pride ourselves on well considered advice and comprehensive planning. This, we believe, is the key to taking care of your wealth for the long-term and for your future generations. The Arlo wealth planning service can assist, whether you need a thorough review of your finances, specific advice on a particular aspect of your wealth plan, or a full review of your tax position.

At the outset of our relationship, we ensure that we fully understand your circumstances, your key priorities and both your short and long-term goals. As our relationship develops, we will continue to discuss your needs embracing the key moments in your life from marriage to education planning to inheritance and ultimately the succession of your wealth. Whatever your situation, we stand beside you providing fair and objective advice.

With our licensing framework, Arlo offers its clients a single resource centre with a truly international reach, delivering exceptional levels of in-house expertise in both international and domestic wealth planning, we are constantly evolving with the changing financial landscape to provide you with the latest and most relevant advice in the market.

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Retirement Planning

Even if retirement is still some distance away at this point in your life, you can take action in the immediate term to begin your journey toward financial independence so you have the freedom to make the choices that suit you and make retirement your own.

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Mortgages

We deal with a wide range of major lenders giving you choice and flexibility. Arlo then orgainse the paperwork from start to finish allowing you to focus on your day to day interests

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Private Banking

For clients with investable assets in excess of £250,000 we feel it important to explore the benefits of building a relationship with a Private Bank.

The Arlo Group is fortunate to have a Private Banking partner, through this partner clients can access Banking in all major currencies, Discretionary Investment Management, Custodian Services, Trust Services, Leverage, UK Property Lending for individuals or Companies as well as FX and a Private Banking Platinum Card.

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US Citizens

US Citizens, Greencard holders, and the expatriate American can face complexities when it comes to their financial affairs. Finding a Wealth Manager with suitable expertise could also be difficult, compounded by a reluctance from institutions outside of the US to onboard you as a client. We are one of a small number of International Wealth Management firms that are able to provide you with the service you are looking for.

Our international expertise means that we can assist, construct and implement an investment strategy that is mindful of the general constraints and tax implications of being linked to the United States. As a US Citizen no matter how many years you have spent outside of the USA you will always be a US taxpayer. To assist with your annual tax reporting obligations we can also provide you the relevant reports required.

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FX

Whether you’re an individual looking to purchase a property overseas or send salary or pension payments, we can help via our FX Partner, please contact us for further information.

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Wills

Having a legally valid will in each jurisdiction you retain an asset is imperative in the security of your family and its future. Although simple in form, a legally binding will is still the only way you have of ensuring that your wishes are adhered to in the event of your demise.

Whilst a will written in your home country is prudent planning. It is sensible to assume that it may not be valid in your current country of residence that may operate under a different legal framework. This could leave your family at risk, possibly leaving them without access to your assets either periodically, or in some rare cases permanently.

Wherever in the world you might reside Arlo works alongside specialists in this field and who better to advise upon your assets then the people monitoring them daily.

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UK Pension Analysis

Pension freedoms announced in 2014 that came into effect for the 2015/2016 tax year really have changed the UK pension market, clients have more options than ever. Add to that current low UK interest rates which mean Defined Benefit transfer values are high when compared to historical averages, many people are also choosing to take control of their Final Salary Pensions. Your choices will come down to the type of pension you have, your retirement requirements and your personal circumstances and risk tolerance. Arlo offer pension reviews and can assist you to make the right choice.

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Tax Planning

  • UK Tax Return Completion
  • Tax advice prior to leaving the UK
  • Tax advice for Returning to the UK
  • Capital Gains Tax Reports for non UK residents
  • Domicile opinions

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Education Fee Planning

“How much will it cost to send my child(ren) to university?” Creating a realistic savings goal for this purpose is of paramount importance. And yet, your answer depends on many different things, including where your child goes to school and when.

This is where your Arlo advisor comes in, and can help walk you through the things you can do today to prepare, way before you start the visit and application process.

Our Services

We’d be delighted to discuss our services in more detail with you

For a free, no obligation discussion with one of our experts, contact us today.

We’d be delighted to discuss our services in more detail with you

For a free, no obligation discussion with one of our experts, contact us today.

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Ben Barratt

Head of Investment

Ben completed an Economics degree in 2015 graduating with Honours, before moving into the world of international wealth management, where he spent a number of years working with UK expats on various aspects of their financial affairs.

Ben is particularly focused on delivering a high quality and personal service by ensuring he is always on hand to assist clients when needed and as a level 6 member of the chartered institute for securities and investments Ben has continued to add to his repertoire of professional knowledge and also holds a pension transfer specialist qualification.

In his spare time Ben enjoys watching football or rugby and likes to get out on the golf course when he can.

Paul Uings

Head of Wealth Planning and Strategy​

In a career that has spanned three continents, Paul has experienced a wide spectrum of financial advice services from undertaking a senior client advising role at a multi-national Private Bank in London to more recently heading up the International Tax and Trusts team at a boutique Financial Planning firm in the Middle East. Pauls innate desire to help people and a thirst for learning led him to study through to become a Chartered Financial Planner in the UK, and uses his experience in the International Financial Planning space to help clients and their families with wealth generation and preservation planning, and how best to manage structure their finances for the future.

Paul studied at Canterbury University and is a member of both the Chartered Insurance Institute and the London Institute of Banking and Finance. He has also studied international qualifications such as the Kaplan Diploma in Financial Planning in Australia and the Series 65 in the USA.

Toby Band

Head of Global Advice

Toby graduated with honours in Mathematics from The University of Nottingham and has since then lived and worked across the globe in financial services.

With a keen eye for detail and passion for problem solving, Toby found his dream job within International Financial Planning. Before joining Arlo International, Toby was the youngest ever Area Manager with one of the world’s largest international IFAs, managing 20 wealth managers and support staff. 

He is described as amicable, approachable and knowledgeable by his clients and holds a Diploma in Financial Planning and European Financial Adviser Qualification.

Outside of work Toby enjoys playing Tennis, Football, Rock Climbing, and Travelling.

Jonathan Hives

Managing Director

Jonathan’s passion for financial services dates back to his University days, where he studied B.A. (Hons) Finance and Investment Management. At the age of 23 he left the UK to begin his journey in International Financial Planning, and having lived and worked in three continents, he has first-hand experience when it comes to cross-border financial planning. Over the last 12 years he has built up invaluable experience by advising high net worth individuals and family estates, practising all areas of wealth and succession planning. Jonathan prides himself on the service he provides, which is highly personalised, proactive and bespoke to his clients objectives.

He is an active member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, where he holds the Diploma in Financial Planning. In addition, he holds Certificates in i) Discretionary Investment Management, ii) Financial Services and iii) Life and Pensions. He is also qualified as an Investment Adviser in the United States (Series 65) from his time working in New York.