News, view & insights

The SimplyBiz Group regularly produces thought leadership editorials, press releases covering breaking news from the Group and commentary on key industry issues. You can keep up with all our news and views through our LinkedIn and Twitter pages, or catch up with a range of topical recent stories below.

Three top tips for Business Property Relief investments

Three top tips for Business Property Relief investments

25 January 2021

Compliance Services Director, Mark Greenwood, speaks to Octopus Investments about his three top tips for those advising on - or wanting to find out more about - business property relief.

The mortgage market for self-employed consumers in 2021

The mortgage market for self-employed consumers in 2021

20 January 2021

Makayla Everitt, Head of SimplyBiz Mortgages, discusses the challenges currently facing self-employed buyers due to COVID-19, and why they should remain optimistic.

SimplyBiz Group partners with Aviva for DB transfer referrals

SimplyBiz Group partners with Aviva for DB transfer referrals

05 January 2021

We're delighted to welcome Aviva Financial Advice to our DB pension transfer bureau, helping us provide vital support to advisers and their clients in this complex business area.

Demand for advice is set to 'grow exponentially' this year

Demand for advice is set to 'grow exponentially' this year

04 January 2021

Group Chairman, Ken Davy, discusses the ways in which 2021 could be a hugely exciting year for financial advisers, and how the lessons learned in 2020 could be beneficial over the coming months. 

50 years in financial advice, and why the future is bright

50 years in financial advice, and why the future is bright

17 December 2020

Our Group Chairman, Ken Davy, celebrated his 50th anniversary in financial services this month. To mark the occasion, he wrote this piece about his time starting out as an adviser, and why the future for the sector has never looked more positive. 

Estate planning season is here!

Estate planning season is here!

15 December 2020

‘Tis the season for estate planning and in this article Libby Holding, Legal Services Director of APS Legal & Associates - part of The SimplyBiz Group - explores the ways in which additional gifts at this time of year can help clients with their estate planning for inheritance tax (IHT).

How did challenge lead to innovation in the surveying market?

How did challenge lead to innovation in the surveying market?

14 December 2020

"As we developed the remote valuations, we knew that they would prove suitable for not only this trying time but also moving forward." Pete Hughes, CEO of Gateway Surveyors

Gateway award success!

Gateway award success!

11 December 2020

Congratulations to Gateway, which was named Survey/Valuation Business of the Year at the recent Mortgage Introducer Awards.

Award success for Zest Benefits!

Award success for Zest Benefits!

10 December 2020

Congratulations to Zest Benefits, which was awarded the Reward Awards title of Best Technology.