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
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.

Staffcare relaunches as Zest

Staffcare relaunches as Zest

21 November 2017

Staffcare, one of the leading pioneers of the employee benefits market, today announced that it is relaunching its business as Zest and, simultaneously, launching its business as Zest.

SimplyBiz signs another DB transfer deal after outsourced adviser exits

SimplyBiz signs another DB transfer deal after outsourced adviser exits

20 November 2017

Support service provider SimplyBiz has signed a third new deal for defined benefit transfer advice work after its original partner pulled out of the marketplace.

Foundation Home Loans

Foundation Home Loans

17 November 2017

SimplyBiz Mortgages has added Foundation Home Loans to its lender panel, giving its members access to Foundation’s residential and BTL ranges.