Ken Davy, the founder and Chairman of The SimplyBiz Group is a true industry heavyweight and is greatly respected by across the financial services sector, and by other business leaders. Ken shares his views on some of the pertinent issues shaping our landscape and provides a unique insight into some of the issues of the past and the future in his weekly blog for Financial Adviser. Read his most recent columns below:
Too many consumers who took advantage of pension freedoms to access their pension pot, and find that now, just a few short years later, the money cupboard is bare.
To address the shortage of financial advisers, firms of every size, along with service companies, providers and networks will all need to rally round and act.
At this year’s MDRT in Miami, one message kept coming up - we all know that our clients are able to enjoy more satisfying lives when their protection and savings needs are in good order. Doing a better job for clients enables them, and you, to live a more comfortable, fulfilling and balanced life.
Group Chairman Ken Davy looks at the virtue, rather than the vice, currently underway in Miami.
Our Chairman warns about the dangers of former advisers reinventing themselves as ambulance chasers
Ken Davy’s regular column this week looks at how a banking error nearly cost him more than pounds and pence!
Group Chairman Ken discusses why he’s pleased to see CMCs fall under the FCA’s watchful eye, and the ways in which regulation will benefit both the industry and consumers.
The demand and need for personal financial advice has never been greater, and needs to be made available to more people, not fewer. Ken Davy examines why the regulator’s good intentions may be paving the path to advisory hell.
Our Group Chairman explores how too much regulation could be detrimental to consumer outcomes.