award winning and with a distinctive approach to investment management

Sapphire Financial Planning has chosen to be a Partner Practice of  St. James’s Place due to the awards they have won and their distinctive approach to Investment Management, supported by its UK based customer service.


St. James’s Place are a FTSE 100 company providing a range of wealth management solutions from investments to pensions.

Multi Award Winning

In 2023 alone St. James’s Place have won the following awards:

Wealth Management Company of the Year – City of London Wealth Management Awards.

Good Money Awards – Better Society Awards 2023

Best Advisory Service – Online Money Awards 2022

Consumer Champion of the Year – MoneyAge Awards

In 2022 St. James’s Place won the following awards:

Wealth Management Company of the Year – City of London Wealth Management Awards.

Global Good Company of the Year – Awarded Gold in The Global Good Awards 2022

Best Financial Adviser – Persona Finance Awards 2022/23

Best Advisory Service – Online Money Awards 2022

Best Customer Service – Share Awards 2022

Financial Advisory Firm of the Year – Awarded Bronze in Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2022

Best Customer – Centric Culture – Large Company – Awarded Silver in UK Customer Experience Awards 2022


Investment Management Approach

St. James’s Place don’t employ in-house investment managers, instead they carefully select and contract external fund managers from the whole world market.

They have a vision that the best talent is not confined to one firm or location, and this drives their desire to access the skills of leading management groups around the globe.

UK call centres

St. James’s Place back office and administration services are UK based and make sure that all transactions are completed quickly and accurately.

The customer care teams are UK call centres for UK investments, and Dublin based for offshore investment queries.

Advice guarantee

St. James’s Place guarantees the suitability of the advice given by us when recommending any of the wealth management products and services available from companies in the group. More details of which are set out on the Group’s website at

This quite simply gives you reassurance and peace of mind when planning your financial future.

Commitment to clients

St. James’s Place and Sapphire Financial Planning share the philosophy that your relationship starts with us and doesn’t end at the point you decide to invest.

Click here to understand our commitment to you, through our ongoing reviews and relationship.

To understand your goals and help provide peace of mind throughout your life we work with you in three phases:


A clear plan is key in helping you meet your longer-term goals e.g. a comfortable retirement.


Designing an investment portfolio that considers your time horizon, your attitude to risk and your capacity for risk.


Helping you stay on track towards reaching your goals through changing market and personal conditions.

The value of an investment with St. James’s Place will be directly linked to the performance of the funds you select and the value can therefore go down as well as up. You may get back less than you invested.

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Our team are friendly and approachable, providing hassle free personal financial advice and giving you peace of mind.

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The Partner Practice is an Appointed Representative of and represents only St. James’s Place Wealth Management plc (which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) for the purpose of advising solely on the group’s wealth management products and services, more details of which are set out on the group’s website The ‘St. James’s Place Partnership’ and the title ‘Partner Practice’ are marketing terms used to describe St. James’s Place representatives.