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
Consistency needed in interpretation of disclosure rules

Consistency needed in interpretation of disclosure rules

01 March 2019

Gary Kershaw, Compliance Director of The SimplyBiz Group, comments on the challenges the implementation of costs and charges disclosure has presented for advisers.

SM&CR preparation guide

SM&CR preparation guide

28 February 2019

Featuring expert commentary from The SimplyBiz Group compliance and policy teams on all areas of getting ready for the SM&CR in good time.

SM&CR implications for sole traders

SM&CR implications for sole traders

26 February 2019

In the first of a series of plain English guides on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, Richard Nuttall looks at what the new regulation means for sole traders. 

NMBA champions the growth of new advisers in the sector

NMBA champions the growth of new advisers in the sector

18 February 2019

More than 100 financial services professionals have enrolled on the New Model Business Academy's (NMBA) apprenticeship programme since it was launched last year. 

 

 

SimplyBiz considers acquisition service for advisers

SimplyBiz considers acquisition service for advisers

18 February 2019

SimplyBiz is working on a service to match advisers selling their businesses with potential buyers.

Richard Ardron: Keeping pace with the modern client

Richard Ardron: Keeping pace with the modern client

13 February 2019

Have the fundamental needs of clients changed? Or is it simply a case of evolving expectations and, as a result, changes in attitudes and behaviours?

SimplyBiz Group named Best Support Services For Advisers at Professional Adviser Awards

SimplyBiz Group named Best Support Services For Advisers at Professional Adviser Awards

11 February 2019

The Group was delighted to receive the honour for the second consecutive year at the awards ceremony on the 7th February.

Matt Timmins: what's your competency process?

Matt Timmins: what's your competency process?

21 January 2019

The Group’s Joint-CEO reports on our survey asking advisers if they have a process through which they are able to demonstrate their competency and technical knowledge beyond CPD.

SimplyBiz's Centra has strong uptake

SimplyBiz's Centra has strong uptake

17 January 2019

2300 advisers sign up for the Group’s end-to-end investment advice system since launch.