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Welcome to Shaun Start Financial Planning

An Independent Financial Adviser specialising in:


Pensions, Investments and Protection for the personal marketplace.

Established in1999

Shaun Start, Principal and sole practitioner, has been in financial services since graduating from the University of Wales, College Swansea in 1986. With a foundation in retail banking and then corporate finance, Shaun moved into personal financial services in 1993. Having achieved an excellent grounding within the sector, Shaun Start Financial Planning was established in 1999 and has offered Independent advice ever since. The business operates from premises in Byfield, Northamptonshire although clients are located as far away as Manchester and Cornwall. Personal appointments are usually, although not exclusively, undertaken in the comfort of a client’s home to ensure maximum convenience and privacy. 


All initial appointments are entirely without obligation, commitment or cost.

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Our Mission Statement

On a foundation of mutual trust our aim is to provide sound financial planning and to help our clients to achieve their financial goals and safeguard their future financial well-being.

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Trusted and Endorsed


Shaun Start Financial Planning quite simply prides itself on building long term professional relationships with its clients through the provision of trustworthy and reliable financial planning advice. We achieve this by showing a special and personal interest in our clients' financial planning affairs.

Advice is delivered in a friendly and unpretentious manner, yet is entirely professional in its content. We are extremely pleased with our results as over 90% of our business is now conducted either with our existing client base or through referrals made by these clients.

We do not aim to confuse or perplex our clients and hopefully you will find this website reflective of the simple way in which we like to go about our business. We use state-of-the-art technology to assist in the way that we undertake our business and we have employed the services of a well respected national support company that has provided technical research and regulatory compliance assistance.


Here are the principal areas of financial planning that we can assist you with:

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Client Testimonials

Straight From the Source

“All seemed open, fair and straightforward. Very helpful, very good advice”

Mr and Mrs B, Daventry

“Excellent, efficient, friendly, helpful explanations. Shaun gave me confidence that his advice would provide me with the most appropriate product, and I was also put at ease”

Mrs C, Leamington Spa

“Fantastic Service. As a first time buyer Shaun helped me understand the mortgage process and was very helpful in answering questions throughout. I have recommended Shaun Start Financial Planning to others and will continue to do so”

Miss B, Leamington Spa

“Shaun, we’re very grateful for your help and can’t fault this service”

Mr and Mrs S, Banbury

“Helpful, friendly, professional and knowledgeable”

Mrs T, Daventry

“Excellent service throughout”

Mrs A, Daventry

“Much better than the bank!”

Mrs K, Banbury

“Fantastic service as always”

Miss K, Banbury

“The whole experience from start to finish has been exceptionally good. Totally happy with advice given”

Mr D, Daventry

"As always the service from Shaun is exemplary. Would always recommend"

Mr G, Lutterworth

"I am completely satisfied with the professionalism displayed and the information imparted, giving me complete faith in the company"

Mr D, Badby

We are proud of the comprehensive and professional service we provide to our clients. However if you wish to make a complaint, please contact us. A summary of our internal complaints handling procedures for the reasonable and prompt handling of complaints is available on request and if you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the

Financial Ombudsman Service at 

or by contacting them on 0800 023 4567

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Contact us

If you would like to know more about Shaun Start Financial Planning or the services that we provide then don't hesitate to get in touch. You can reach us via the contact details opposite or by filling out the simple enquiry form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Book Now For A Free Initial Consultation

2 Banbury Ln, Byfield, Daventry NN11 6UX, UK

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01327 261221

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