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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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Our news

18 Nov

3rd Quarter Review 2014 »

We take a look at some of the major economic news during Q3 and see how this impacts on investor returns.

28 Oct

Investing for the future of our clients and the environment »

Ardent are proud new members of The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) and very happy to be supporting Good Money Week.

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

    Financial Consultant

    Specialisation:

    Mortgages and Family Protection

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    Chris Tordoff

    Office Manager

    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