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
Leek United joins SimplyBiz Mortgages panel

Leek United joins SimplyBiz Mortgages panel

23 July 2019

SimplyBiz Mortgages has added Leek United Building Society to its lender panel.  Members of SimplyBiz Mortgages will now be able to access the lender’s range of products.

Saffron added to SimplyBiz Mortgages panel

Saffron added to SimplyBiz Mortgages panel

15 July 2019

SimplyBiz Mortgages Members will now have access to Saffron's range, including RIOs, residential and buy-to-let mortgages.

Client education around LPAs is vital

Client education around LPAs is vital

12 July 2019

Educating clients on LPAs, and showing them the risks of what could happen if their planning isn’t complete, is key. Regardless of current age and health, LPAs are vital planning tools for all clients to have in place well in advance of them ever being needed.

How important are soft skills for paraplanners?

How important are soft skills for paraplanners?

05 July 2019

Industry experts, including NMBA’s Jennifer Parker, discuss why soft skills are becoming increasingly important for paraplanners.

NMBA announces mortgage adviser apprenticeship to development academy

NMBA announces mortgage adviser apprenticeship to development academy

04 July 2019

The New Model Business Academy (NMBA), the not-for-profit training and development division of The SimplyBiz Group, has announced the development of a mortgage adviser apprenticeship programme. 

More awards success for The SimplyBiz Group

More awards success for The SimplyBiz Group

03 July 2019

We were delighted that our Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon, was recognised at the recent Women in Financial Advice Awards.  Keeley took home the ‘Highly Commended’ trophy in the ‘Woman of the Year – Retirement’ category. 

Business LPAs are too often overlooked

Business LPAs are too often overlooked

03 July 2019

Anybody with a business interest, whether that be as a sole trader, a partner or a shareholder, should consider creating a separate LPA solely to deal with their business affairs as part of their business continuity planning.

 

SimplyBiz Mortgages partners with 360 Lifecycle

SimplyBiz Mortgages partners with 360 Lifecycle

03 July 2019

SimplyBiz Mortgages has partnered with 360 Dotnet to offer members access to its practice management systems

NMBA gets government funding boost for apprenticeship programme

NMBA gets government funding boost for apprenticeship programme

02 July 2019

The training and development arm of The SimplyBiz Group has received additional funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency, allowing it to expediate and expand its apprenticeship plans.