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
"We are the antidote to consolidation and want small firms to thrive"

"We are the antidote to consolidation and want small firms to thrive"

02 July 2018

On the latest edition of The Advice Show, Neil Stevens, Joint CEO of The SimplyBiz Group, said the group was "passionate about being the antidote to consolidation" as he praised the work and quality of smaller advice firms.

SimplyBiz Mortgages expects to see limited company buy-to-let continue to grow

SimplyBiz Mortgages expects to see limited company buy-to-let continue to grow

25 June 2018

Over two thirds (68%) of brokers expect to write more limited company buy-to-let business this year than during 2017, with a reduction in traditional buy-to-let lending, Simply Mortgages has found.

SimplyBiz reveals line-up for advice show

SimplyBiz reveals line-up for advice show

22 June 2018

Leading figures and some of the industry’s heavyweights will feature in the online broadcast sessions from 10.30am to 2pm on 2 July.

Be ready for CPD spot checks

Be ready for CPD spot checks

20 June 2018

With advisers having a one in ten chance of being spot checked, Tom Hegarty, Managing Director of NMBA, looks at how you can ensure you're CPD is on target.

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Gatehouse Bank to panel

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Gatehouse Bank to panel

19 June 2018

Shariah compliant lender Gatehouse Bank has joined SimplyBiz Mortgages’ panel. The lender offers buy-to-let property finance for international, expat and UK-based clients.

Investment heavyweights back financial education programme for teens

Investment heavyweights back financial education programme for teens

18 June 2018

The New Model Business Academy is running a free financial education programme for teenagers that will be delivered by advisers and sponsored by NMBA, in partnership with M&G Investments, Zurich, Vanguard and BMO Global Asset Management.

Tom Hegarty: A ban on contingent charging is no solution

Tom Hegarty: A ban on contingent charging is no solution

31 May 2018

The recent NMBA survey of members on the issue of contigency charging provoked an unprecedented level of response and some striking results.

APS: Advisers should focus on the pensioner income gap

APS: Advisers should focus on the pensioner income gap

24 May 2018

With a third of pensioners now among the poorest 10% of the UK population, advisers need to get clients to understand that later life planning is not just limited to their finances, investments and pensions.

Liz Coyle: Your Senior Managers & Certification Regime refresher

Liz Coyle: Your Senior Managers & Certification Regime refresher

17 May 2018

Liz Coyle, Compliance Policy Manager for The SimplyBiz Group, recaps the key aspects of next year's big rules change.