Useful Information

Links that you may find useful when researching equity release.

Equity Release Council (formerly SHIP)

As a long-standing member of the Equity Release Council, we adhere to the strict standards set out in their code of conduct.

Visit Equity Release Council’s website

Financial Conduct Authority LogoFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is an independent watchdog set up by the government to regulate financial services and protect your rights. You can find free, in-depth and independent information specifically about equity release here on their website.

Find a Financial Adviser

Search the databases of the following websites for details of equity release specialists and IFAs in your area:

  • adviserslist.co.uk from AIFA, the Association of Independent Financial Advisers and the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries
  • unbiased.co.uk  –this website is run by IFA Promotion Ltd, the industry body responsible for promoting independent financial advice in the UK

Find a Solicitor

Search the databases of the following websites for details of equity release specialist Solicitors in your area:

  • The Law Society – this website contains their searchable database to help you find a solicitor, advice on what to expect, guides to common legal problems and what to do if things go wrong
  • Contact Law – a network of solicitors located throughout the UK who can provide you with the specialist legal advice relating to equity release schemes

The links above have been included to assist you in finding information relating to equity release. Retirement Plus Ltd is in no way affiliated with any of the organisations and does not endorse, nor has been endorsed by any of these organisations. Retirement Plus Ltd takes no responsibility for any information obtained from these organisations.