Distribution Alpha is not regulated by the FCA. However our services are only provided to regulated professional firms. Our services are backed by indemnity insurance.
No. Unlike much large consultancies, we do not have a minimum fee requirement or timescale. Our work has ranged from half a days consultancy/advice, to several months project work.
No. However we can assist in establishing proprietary teams or make recommendations and connections to third party distributers.
We are happy to work in conjunction with other consultancy businesses. In addition, Rob Thorpe is available as a retained adviser or non-executive director. 
No.  While we may collaborate and work with other consultancy businesses, we are an independent specialist focusing primarily on Distribution.