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
SimplyBiz Group launches digital client engagement programme

SimplyBiz Group launches digital client engagement programme

13 May 2020

The SimplyBiz Group has launched a new ‘keeping up appearances’ programme to help advisers serve existing clients and grow their client base during the COVID-19 crisis

Exploring pension scheme contributions for furloughed staff

Exploring pension scheme contributions for furloughed staff

11 May 2020

Our Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon Dip PFS, summarises the key points around  pension scheme contributions for furloughed staff, and sets out responses to a few of the most frequently asked questions from advisers

SimplyBiz Group announces sixth DB transfer bureau partner

SimplyBiz Group announces sixth DB transfer bureau partner

11 May 2020

SimplyBiz Group has appointed Eadon and Co to its defined benefit pension transfer referral panel.  The panel offers a solution to advisers who are either unable to, or choose not to, operate in the DB transfer market, but still want to meet the client needs

More Women in Financial Advice Awards finalists announced

More Women in Financial Advice Awards finalists announced

06 May 2020

We are proud to announce that our Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon, has been named as a finalist in the 'Woman Of The Year - Retirement' category in the Professional Adviser Women in Financial Advice Awards.

Keeley was runner-up in this category last year, and we think it'll be another successful awards season for her in 2020!

Could virtual property valuations become the new normal?

Could virtual property valuations become the new normal?

06 May 2020

The SimplyBiz Group has come up with a system that allows homeowners to give chartered surveyors a virtual tour of their home without breaching social distancing guidelines

Women in Financial Advice Awards Finalists named!

Women in Financial Advice Awards Finalists named!

05 May 2020

We're delighted that our Pensions Analyst, Helen Shepherd, has been named as a finalist in the Most Inspiring Returner category at the upcoming Professional Adviser Women in Financial Advice Awards.

Last year, Helen trekked 1,557 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail and raised over £3400 for Diabetes UK.  Everyone at the Group is very proud of Helen - she's already a winner to us!>

SimplyBiz Group Protection Events exceed 1000 bookings

SimplyBiz Group Protection Events exceed 1000 bookings

05 May 2020

The SimplyBiz Group Protection Events have attracted more than 1000 bookings since their launch two weeks ago.  The events, which begin on Thursday 7 May, will run on the Group’s new virtual platform and take place on six dates, finishing on the 18 June

NMBA apprenticeship programme will weather COVID19 storm

NMBA apprenticeship programme will weather COVID19 storm

01 May 2020

As the UK enters its second month of lockdown, The SimplyBiz Group's NMBA is confident those on its apprenticeship scheme will continue to progress during the coronavirus crisis. 

SimplyBiz Mortgages takes over 250 bookings for new virtual events

SimplyBiz Mortgages takes over 250 bookings for new virtual events

30 April 2020

SimplyBiz Mortgages received over 250 bookings for its upcoming round of Mortgage Meetings, taking place on its newly launched virtual events platform from 13 May,  within hours of its launch yesterday