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
How the EU capital adequacy regime will apply to those with DIM and DFM permissions

How the EU capital adequacy regime will apply to those with DIM and DFM permissions

16 September 2020

Elaine Parkes of Signature Support - part of The SimplyBiz Group - explores capital requirements, ICAAP and the realities of being a DFM in a post-Brexit world. 

How to be a safe pair of hands for solicitor referrals

How to be a safe pair of hands for solicitor referrals

10 September 2020

With new rules coming into play for solicitor firms, Dave Seager, Managing Director of SIFA Professional, looks at how advice firms can best position themselves as a suitable option for client referrals.

How can the 'matryoshka principle' help to future-proofing CIPs?

How can the 'matryoshka principle' help to future-proofing CIPs?

08 September 2020

Head of Business Consultancy, Karl Dines, explains why the ‘matryoshka principle’ is an important part of a forward-looking centralised investment proposition and outlines the issues of which advisers should be aware. 

Ceta joins SimplyBiz Mortgages' insurance panel

Ceta joins SimplyBiz Mortgages' insurance panel

04 September 2020

We’re delighted to welcome Ceta Insurance to the panel!

Despite the challenges it faces, advice is more important than ever

Despite the challenges it faces, advice is more important than ever

03 September 2020

Industry veteran and Compliance First favourite, Jill Hamilton outlines some of the changes she's seen in the sector during her career so far, and explores why financial advice is as important as ever

The technology needed to run a DFM

The technology needed to run a DFM

02 September 2020

Elaine Parkes, Head of Proposition Development at Signature Support, part of The SimplyBiz Group, takes a deep dive into the area of tech considerations for DFM firms.

Working Lunch: "It's more important than ever to look at PI well before renewal"

Working Lunch: "It's more important than ever to look at PI well before renewal"

28 August 2020

In the latest Professional Adviser Working Lunch broadcast, Janice Laing, Richard Nuttall and Dan Russell discussed SM&CR, vulnerability, PI, tech and business efficiencies. 

Zephyr Homeloans join SimplyBiz Mortgages lender panel

Zephyr Homeloans join SimplyBiz Mortgages lender panel

27 August 2020

SimplyBiz Mortgages has announced the addition of buy-to-let (BTL) lender Zephyr Homeloans to its panel with immediate effect.

Get prepared for the SM&CR deadline

Get prepared for the SM&CR deadline

26 August 2020

"Virtual conversations and working digitally are now very much part of the ‘new normal' and employing them in your processes could help you be ready to meet the SM&CR December deadline." Janice Laing, Managing Director of Compliance First – part of The SimplyBiz Group, talks about the practical aspects of preparing for the upcoming SM&CR deadline.