Our Admin Team

Hayley Carson

Paraplanner

Hayley joined Trafford & Houghton Financial Planning in September 2011. She has over 10 years experience of working in financial services including previously working for an accountant and another IFA firm.

Outside of work Hayley enjoys going to concerts and likes a wide variety of music. She is also a big fan of Formula1 and has been lucky enough to go to Monza and Silverstone.
In December 2015, Hayley become a first time Mum to her Daughter, Lucy.

Hayley is keen to increase her knowledge in Financial Services. To date she has passed and obtained the following specialist professional qualifications

Specialist professional qualifications
Certificate in Financial Planning – CF1 UK Financial Services, Regulation & Ethics
Award in Financial Administration – FA1 Life Office Administration
Award in Financial Administration – FA2 Pensions Administration
Diploma in Financial Planning – RO4 Pensions & Retirement Planning
Diploma in Financial Planning – RO8 Pensions Update
Diploma in Financial Planning – J11 Wrap and Platform Services

Nicola Hilton

Paraplanner

Nicola joined Trafford and Houghton in February 2017, as a Paraplanner/Senior Administrator. She has previously worked as a Paraplanner for an IFA company in Cheshire, RSM Tenon & Towry as a specialist Annuity Adviser and insurance company Friends Provident. She has over 16 years’ experience in Financial Services.

Outside of work she enjoys countryside walks, theatre, cinema and music. In September 2016, she completed the Three Peak Challenge and conquered Ben Nevis.  

Specialist professional qualifications

BA (Hons) Financial Services

Completed the Diploma in Financial Planning (level 4)

FPC 1,2 & 3

Karen Hallsworth

Paraplanner

Karen joined Trafford & Houghton in July 2017 as a Senior Administrator/Paraplanner.

She has over 25 years experience of working in financial services having worked at a provider, within banking and at a financial planning company.

Outside of work Karen enjoys fitness and likes a wide variety of classes. Karen is married and has a Son.

Karen is keen to increase her knowledge in Financial Services. To date she has passed and obtained the following specialist professional qualifications.

Specialist professional qualifications

Financial Planning Certificate 1 , 2 & 3

Certificate In Mortgage Advice

Jessica Williams

Trainee IFA Administrator

Jessica joined Trafford & Houghton in August 2017 as a Trainee IFA Administrator.

Jessica is currently studying for her Level 3 Business Admin NVQ qualification.

Jessica has lots of experience within the equine industry and enjoys spending time with her own horse. She also takes pleasure in going to the gym and shopping.

Contact Us:

Tel: 01772 825755    Email: admin@traffordandhoughton.com

25-27 Ribblesdale House, 14 Ribblesdale Place, Preston, PR1 3NA