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17 November 2017
"FSCS funding should be fair and affordable"

Rather than making a knee-jerk rejection, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) should follow Aegon UK’s lead by focussing on fairness and affordability when considering the latest Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) funding proposals.

13 November 2017
"Self-employed should mind the protection gap"

The recent scary antics of Halloween were an appropriate backdrop for Scottish Widows to release the even more frightening results of a survey about the protection coverage of the UK’s self-employed. 

06 November 2017
"California dreaming on such a winter's day"

Seeing all the stories about Prince George starting school set me thinking about longevity and business succession issues for financial advisers.

20 October 2017
Matt Timmins: New guidance body has no right to word 'advice'

Much more needs to be done to help educate consumers on the vital difference between receiving guidance or advice

11 October 2017
Government must help meet the needs of the elderly

Being able to congratulate the FCA, while not by any means a first, is not something I am able to do regularly.

04 October 2017
"A princely way of looking at succession issues"

Seeing all the stories about Prince George starting school set me thinking about longevity and business succession issues for financial advisers.

28 September 2017
"Providers must allow tax deductible advice"

Knock, knock. Are you there? More importantly, are you listening?
I ask this question because of the enormous opportunities the current market is presenting for each and every adviser, whether working within a large firm or a one-person practice, as an independent adviser or restricted.

19 September 2017
Fos report is a dollop of gruel for advisers

Cold porridge and cold comfort have a lot in common: such meagre offerings do not come close to being satisfying.

14 September 2017
Adviser Landscape

SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy, gives us his unique perspective on the biggest industry issues of recent months.

14 September 2017
Back in the GDPR...

There is currently very little that we know with any certainty about what to expect from the UK’s Brexit negotiations.  Hard or soft? Single market or free trade area? Bad deal or no deal? 

Latest News

"FSCS funding should be fair and affordable"

  November 17, 2017

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"Self-employed should mind the protection gap"

  November 13, 2017

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"California dreaming on such a winter's day"

  November 06, 2017

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Matt Timmins: New guidance body has no right to word 'advice'

  October 20, 2017

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