Midland financial adviser Steve Wootton has been awarded the Fellowship of the Personal Finance Society – one of only a few in the UK.

Mr Wootton has worked with Stourbridge based independent financial advisers Hayburn Rock Associates since 1999 and specialises in investment and pensions advice.

Stephen Perks, managing director of Hayburn Rock, said: “This is a tremendous accomplishment by Steve and is a direct result of his hard work, dedication and professionalism.”