A.R.D. Consultancy provides professional Independent Financial Advice.


Welcome to A.R.D. Consultancy

 We have over 100 years combined experience
 We are friendly and approachable
 We promise not to confuse you with jargon
 In the interest of health and safety, we now offer a full and comprehensive ONLINE consultation service

Andrew Dawkins, Owner, A.R.D. Consultancy

A.R.D. Consultancy Portfolio Fund Performance

We take a look back at the 10-year performance of all A.R.D. Consultancy portfolio funds compared to the industry benchmark.

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Market Update

A.R.D. Consultancy Director, Andrew Dawkins, talks us through Market movements over the past month

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We provide real solutions for all your financial needs

A.R.D. Consultancy are a team of friendly, approachable and professional advisers, offering independent financial advice. We want to help you make the best financial decisions possible to achieve your goals, no matter what stage of life or business you are at.

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Meet The Team

At A.R.D. Consultancy we have an enthusiastic, happy team who are always on hand to help our clients. Meet some of our key team members!

Andrew Dawkins


Andrew previously worked for a large financial services company working in Yorkshire as well as various parts of Scotland. He was asked to move to Birmingham, however, his youngest daughter had just started school in Falkirk and having already moved seven times in 11 years he decided to take redundancy and start his own company - the rest as they say, is history.

Rachel Blackhall

Compliance Director

Rachel has been involved with A.R.D. Consultancy since she left school back in 2007. She has been alongside Andrew for the past 12 years and has enjoyed watching the business flourish in to what it is today. She has worked in a variety of roles and now finds herself heading up the Compliance Operation.

Alison McAneny


Alison studied Business Studies at the University of Abertay in Dundee. Upon completing her studies, she was a pensions mentor at Scottish Widows in Edinburgh. Alison went on to work for another IFA firm for 2 years before joining the team at A.R.D. Consultancy in 2019.