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At Ardent, we are passionate about helping you make the most of your finances. Which is why we take the time to get to know you, your lifestyle and aspirations, before offering personalised financial planning and advice, tailored for you.

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Plump Digital

“Of all the financial planning companies we approached, Gary at Ardent seemed to have the best understanding of what we wanted to achieve as a small but growing business. He really helped us to prioritise our business protection package for the immediate and introduced us to the possibilities for the future so I’m confident our relationship will continue to grow as we do.

“Overall the Ardent team have been a pleasure to work with - keeping us well informed of our options and ensuring we have the information and tools we need to make important decisions.”

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27 Jun

Brexit. Is uncertainty the only certainty? »

Some people thought it was impossible, whereas others say they saw it coming. Whatever your thoughts on the vote to exit the EU, the short term future will be very hard to predict.

31 Jan

Q4 2015 Review »

We take a quick look back at the last 3 months of 2015 in the world of markets and economies and the impact on some of our investment strategies.

Meet the team

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    Gary O’Brien

    Managing Director

    Specialisation:

    Chartered Financial Planner

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    Michael Oglesby

    Director

    Specialisation:

    Later-Life Financial Planning

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    Stuart Keith

    Director

    Specialisation:

    Financial Planning

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    Mark Fisher

    Director

    Specialisation:

    Commercial Financial Planning

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    Nick Blake

    Mortgage Consultant

    Specialisation:

    Commercial Finance Consultant

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    Ruth Norman

    Mortgage Consultant

    Specialisation:

    Mortgages and Family Protection

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    Elain Hughes

    Business Manager

    Specialisation:

    Bringing things together!

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    Chris Tordoff

    Para-Planner

    Specialisation:

    Operations and Planning

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    Tom Metcalfe

    Administrator

    Specialisation:

    Pensions and Investments

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    Fiona Stockdale

    Administrator

    Specialisation:

    Mortgages and Protection

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    Trish Newton

    Administrator

    Specialisation:

    Pensions and Investments

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    Andy Tatterton

    Administrator

    Specialisation:

    Mortgages and Protection