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
SM&CR more day-to-day work for advisers than MiFID II, warns Percival

SM&CR more day-to-day work for advisers than MiFID II, warns Percival

19 March 2018

The former Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) technical specialist-turned consultant, Rory Percival, was discussing the key regulatory matters facing advisers over the coming year on The SimplyBiz Group's 'Advice Show'.

Tom Hegarty and Ian McKenna confirmed to speak at PA360

Tom Hegarty and Ian McKenna confirmed to speak at PA360

16 March 2018

Taking place at The Brewery in central London on 24 April, this exciting all-day event will offer a comprehensive 360-degree view of financial advice, with an unmissable line-up of dynamic speakers ranged...

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Masthaven to panel

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Masthaven to panel

12 March 2018

Masthaven is the latest lender to join SimplyBiz Mortgages' lender panel. We have been working with Masthaven behind the scenes to ensure that we could launch both its first and second charge propositions to our members at the same time.

SimplyBiz announces fourth pension transfer partner

SimplyBiz announces fourth pension transfer partner

07 March 2018

Peterborough-based Tuto joins Grove Pension Solutions, Pensionhelp and Creative Wealth Management on SimplyBiz's SimplyRefer proposition, offering outsourced pension transfer advice.

Rory Percival joins Centra investment committee

Rory Percival joins Centra investment committee

27 February 2018

Support services provider SimplyBiz Group has appointed former Financial Conduct Authority technical specialist Rory Percival to sit on the investment committee for the newly created Centra, with responsibility for external governance as well as compliance.

NMBA launches adviser apprenticeship programme

NMBA launches adviser apprenticeship programme

19 February 2018

The New Model Business Academy, part of The SimplyBiz Group, has announced plans to launch an apprenticeship programme. NMBA was granted inclusion on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers in March 2017 and received funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency in December.

Ian McKenna: SimplyBiz Group's investment advice system impresses

Ian McKenna: SimplyBiz Group's investment advice system impresses

13 February 2018

New Centra system is a powerful tool that can deliver major benefits for members. Technology is the adviser’s best friend when it comes to reducing costs, increasing profitability and delivering consistent compliance.

NMBA: Why advisers should consider getting extra support in their business

NMBA: Why advisers should consider getting extra support in their business

07 February 2018

With delegation the key to business success, many advisers should consider getting extra support. The most common challenge advisers face when it comes to running their business is making the time to do so as effectively as possible.

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Landbay to panel

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Landbay to panel

22 January 2018

Landbay Partners has joined SimplyBiz Mortgages’ lender panel and all SimplyBiz Mortgages’ Members now have to have direct access to Landbay’s buy-to-let range.