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.

Ken Davy Weekly Blog, FT Adviser
Don't take your eye off the SM&CR ball

Don't take your eye off the SM&CR ball

19 February 2020

Our director of compliance services, Mark Greenwood, explores the ways in which 9 December 2019 was only the start of the SM&CR journey for advisers.

The confusing world of pensions simplification

The confusing world of pensions simplification

13 February 2020

SimplyBiz Group Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon Dip PFS, joins Money Marketing's conversation on pensions simplification.

Importance of regulator's 'Dear CEO' letters should 'not be underestimated'

Importance of regulator's 'Dear CEO' letters should 'not be underestimated'

11 February 2020

Ken Davy, Chairman of The SimplyBiz Group and industry veteran of over 40 years, has spoken about what he describes as a ‘double-barrelled shot across the bows’ from the regulator. 

SimplyBiz Group named Best Support Service for Advisers

SimplyBiz Group named Best Support Service for Advisers

06 February 2020

We were over the moon to be named Best Support Service For Adviser at the Professional Adviser Awards...for the third consecutive year!

Gateway Surveyors contract extended by Nottingham Building Society

Gateway Surveyors contract extended by Nottingham Building Society

31 January 2020

The Nottingham has extended its contract with Gateway Surveyors, part of The SimplyBiz Group, for a further two years.

SimplyBiz launches first Investment Forums of 2020

SimplyBiz launches first Investment Forums of 2020

30 January 2020

The first round of SimplyBiz Investment Forums, taking place in 21 locations across the UK, will begin in Cornwall on 4 February. 

SM&CR: Ensure your employees are Fit and Proper

SM&CR: Ensure your employees are Fit and Proper

28 January 2020

Mark Greenwood of The SimplyBiz Group takes a look at the practicalities and application of the FCA’s Fit and Proper requirements

How can estate planning help tackle care fees?

How can estate planning help tackle care fees?

21 January 2020

Against the background of an ageing population - and an increasing awareness of the fact that more people are requiring care - the issue of residential care fees is often at the forefront of clients' minds.

 

Pension switching module added to SimplyBiz Group's Centra system

Pension switching module added to SimplyBiz Group's Centra system

15 January 2020

The new functionality allows advisers to compare multiple pension switching scenarios, including partial switches.