Financial control, a form of financial or economic abuse, is, unfortunately, an increasingly common occurrence across a range of age and socio-economic groups.

During financially and emotionally challenging times, such as those experienced by many during the COVID-19 pandemic, financial abuse tends to rise. Whether it’s in the form of financial control in a relationship, or financial abuse of elders, it’s something all financial advisers need to be aware of.

In this CPD-accredited (0.75 hrs) ethics article, proudly sponsored by GSFM, financial control, the elements that comprise it, and ethical ramifications for advisers are explored.

Click here to read the article and complete the CPD quiz.