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Safeguarding Audits

We help regulated firms meet client funds safeguarding requirements and ensuring peace of mind for firms and their clients.

Our services - Client funds safeguarding

Advice on safeguarding requirements

We can help you understand what, when and how you should safeguard relevant client funds.

Introduction to safeguarding account providers

We work with most leading credit institutions (banks) in the United Kingdom and Europe and are able to make introduction on your behalf to help you meet your client funds safeguarding obligations.

Safeguarding account application preparation and management

As part of your safeguarding account application you will be required to provide a number of documents. Buckingham Capital Consulting can help prepare the pack of documents on your behalf.

Require something more bespoke or not listed above? contact us to discuss your requirements, as chances are that if it financial services-related we should be able to help with with our expertise and experience. 

How we will support you

Step 1

We spend time understand your business, people, culture and business requirements.

Step 2

We prepare a business proposal, including a plan of action, based on your unique needs.

Step 3

We provide initial and ongoing support to deliver your requirements. This can also entail onsite and in-house support.

Sectors we serve

Payment services

We work with start-ups to unicorns and offer bespoke support across licence authorisation, compliance and support across the UK and Europe.


We help retail, private and investment banks with authorisation applications, PRA & FCA compliance, financial crime and training.

Credit broking 

If you sell products and services and wish to offer customer finance, then we can help you become FCA authorisation.


We provide comprehensive assistance to general insurers and Lloyd's of London brokers across compliance, training and authorisation.


From buy now pay later to traditional lending models, we advise you on operations, strategy, authorisation, and ongoing compliance requirements.


We work with start-ups to established firms in helping with Electronic Money Institution licence authorisation applications, compliance, training, policy and more.


We help clients on financial crime and licence authorisation across a number of countries.

Investment services

We work with UK and European regulators and can help you become authorised to offer investment services as a regulated business.

Mortgage providers & brokers

We offer a range of services including compliance, training, and authorisation support, specifically tailored for mortgage providers and brokers.

Open banking

We help open banking firms, including account information service and payment initiation service providers, across compliance, training, and authorisation.

Why leading firms choose us as their partner.

"We engaged Buckingham Capital Consulting to conduct an audit of our client funds safeguarding practices, and their expertise and thoroughness have been invaluable in ensuring the security and protection of our clients' funds.

Buckingham Capital Consulting demonstrated a deep understanding of the regulatory requirements and best practices related to client fund safeguarding. Their team conducted a comprehensive assessment of our processes, systems, and controls to identify any gaps or areas for improvement.

Through their audit process, Buckingham Capital Consulting provided us with a detailed report outlining their findings and recommendations. They helped us enhance our client fund safeguarding procedures, ensuring that we meet the  regulatory requirements."

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