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Ulster Teachers’ Union

Platinum Financial Services

Platinum Financial are a leading firm of Independent Financial Advisers and Wealth Managers with offices in Belfast and London. We are here to nurture your financial future and the financial future of your business.

We are dedicated to delivering no-nonsense, helpful advice. Being independent means we can offer impartial advice; providing tailored solutions for your needs.

Whether you are an individual; planning for retirement or passing wealth onto family members, or a business; requiring key person protection or implementing an employee benefit package, we can help you achieve your short, medium and long-term goals.

You can be confident that you are dealing with a leading financial services firm that is committed to providing the best possible financial advice, service and support. The company has grown to represent excellence in financial planning, highlighted by the endorsement of many private clients and large organisations who recommend our services to their members and staff.

We are an appointed representative of TenetConnect Limited, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (the independent regulator of financial services in the United Kingdom that aims to make sure that financial markets work well so consumers get a fair deal).

Our experience, qualifications and total commitment to customer care, coupled with Tenet's support, ensures our clients receive the very best advice, tailored to their individual circumstances.

 

Membership Services

Legal Service
The UTU Legal Service assists members individually in any difficulties with School Managers, Governors, Inspectors, Education and Library Boards, the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools, Department of Education or parents. It affords members help at law if prosecuted or otherwise wronged or injured in the course of their professional duties.

Professional Insurance
The Union covers you with Public Liability Insurance which will cover any claim settled on you by the courts as a result of professional activities.

Death Grant
The next of kin of a member under compulsory retirement age who dies in service will receive immediate payment of a death grant of £1,000, this is in addition to any benefit due under Personal Insurance above.

Damage to Members' Cars
The Union provides an insurance cover (at present a maximum of £100) against malicious damage to members' cars parked on school grounds.

Personal Property
Personal property and money belonging to members of the UTU are insured against loss or damage by fire or theft whilst on school premises, subject to a limit of £100 (property) and £50 (cash).

Benevolent Fund
This fund exists to afford assistance in proven cases of hardship.