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 to launch end-to-end investment advice system

SimplyBiz Group to launch end-to-end investment advice system

19 January 2018

The SimplyBiz Group is to launch an end-to-end financial planning system, Centra, to provide support to advisers throughout the investment advice process.

The SimplyBiz Group launches provider-backed referral service

The SimplyBiz Group launches provider-backed referral service

09 January 2018

Support services provider The SimplyBiz Group has launched SimplyRefer, a referral service for its Members to help them with retirement planning, equity release and care funding.

The SimplyBiz Group launches GDPR hub for advisers

The SimplyBiz Group launches GDPR hub for advisers

08 January 2018

The SimplyBiz Group has launched a hub for advisers to help them meet the requirements of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Davy warns of 'year of regulation'

Davy warns of 'year of regulation'

04 January 2018

SimplyBiz founder and chairman Ken Davy has warned 2018 will be the year when advisers are hit by more rules and regulations than ever before.

Pru and SimplyBiz in protection tie-up

Pru and SimplyBiz in protection tie-up

08 December 2017

Prudential Financial Planning has agreed a panel arrangement with SimplyBiz that will see it offer protection products from eight providers as it moves forward with plans to expand its advice arm.

AOBP evolves into new broad based trade body, FIBA

AOBP evolves into new broad based trade body, FIBA

07 December 2017

The Association of Bridging Professionals (AOBP) has changed its name to the Financial Intermediary & Broker Association (FIBA) as it becomes part of The SimplyBiz Group.

The vulnerability issue

The vulnerability issue

01 December 2017

Vital as it is to demonstrate compliance with the regulations on protecting vulnerable clients, writes Gary Kershaw, the FCA's guidelines really only formalise the warning signs advisers should be adept at reading.

Trouble finding an apprentice?

Trouble finding an apprentice?

30 November 2017

Last week we were informed of another stumbling block on the government s disaster filled path towards putting a viable apprenticeship funding plan in place

BMO launches multi-asset portfolios

BMO launches multi-asset portfolios

23 November 2017

SimplyBiz Investment Services Managing Director, Dan Russell, comments on the launch and what it means for advisers.