The UK's no.1 provider of compliance and business support to financial advisers.
Quality regulatory services, the industry's leading technology solutions, business growth propositions and an unrivalled commitment to professional development; for directly authorised firms, SimplyBiz is the support partner of choice.
Member Firms at the
of everything we do AND
every decision we make.
Every decision about our proposition and the development of the Group over the past decade has been made after asking ourselves one simple question; will this benefit the firms we serve and their clients? Each member of our 165 strong team understands that advisers and their needs are central to everything we do.
We are wholly dedicated to providing support and guidance to directly authorised advisers and, as such, we offer services, events and tools which are designed as a perfect fit for directly authorised firms.
Working in this way has allowed us to evolve the strength and breadth of our support so that we have even more to offer to advisers. Everything we do at SimplyBiz is carefully designed to help our Member Firms thrive and become ever more compliant, successful and profitable.
Ken DavyChairman, SimplyBiz Group
THE REGULATORY BURDEN.
A NEW WAY to stay compliant
The ever-changing regulatory landscape has meant that advisers have to comply with more rules and processes than ever before, but, with over twelve years of experience of supporting directly authorised firms, SimplyBiz will ensure that operating compliantly will not burden your business.
Whether you're speaking to one of our expert helpdesks, receiving a visit from one of our specialist compliance field team or using the extensive document library, you can be assured that you are receiving the highest standard of support.
From technical specialists to pre-approved document templates and regulatory newsletters to our dedicated policy team, we have the breadth of service, knowledge and experience to support your business, whatever its requirements.
Gary KershawGroup Compliance Director
OUR VISION FOR THE
BASED ON SOLID
A new way to operate
Vision was launched back in 2012 as a blueprint for running a fully compliant business model in a post-RDR world and today, it continues to play a pivotal role in our members day to day business.
Built on the solid principles that have been the foundation of SimplyBiz since we began and on our extensive knowledge and experience of the marketplace, Vision was created to provide advisers with peace of mind - follow the Vision operating model and you are following the compliance blueprint that sits at the heart of our very business.
Whilst appreciating the value that this peace of mind offers advisers, we of course always keep the adviser at the centre of all we do which is why Vision offers you choice, you can use our readymade framework, or simply choose the elements you need, what's more, Vision will support whichever business model you choose to operate - independent or restricted.
Matt TimminsJoint Managing Director
OF THE PACKAGE
SUITS YOUR NEEDS.
A NEW WAY to drive efficiency
When speaking to advisers, it is clear that, although they are continuing to provide a high quality service to clients, they are busier than ever before. With this in mind, we have taken steps to ensure our support and the tools we provide increase the efficiency of your operations, leaving more time to do what you do best, create a better financial future for your clients.
We have increased the frequency of our Member survey to improve our understanding of advisers' operations and get a deeper insight into where we can offer support, which has allowed us to offer more focussed services and provide greater benefits to your business efficiency.
From our compliant investment solution, Verbatim, to the complimentary research tool, Synaptic, and one-stop operations resource, the Business Compliance Hub, we have used our knowledge and scale to bring you the best tools and support propositions, to make the running of your business as simple as possible.
Neil StevensJoint Managing Director
TO HELPING INDIVIDUALS
THEIR PERSONAL &
A new way to develop
While development has always been of great importance to advisers, the new regulation relating to ongoing professionalism means that it's essential you have access to a wide variety of learning opportunities.
Our Simply Events programme is fully CII and IFS accredited and all of our events provide valuable structured CPD which counts towards your professionalism requirements. Spanning over 280 events and running across the UK, with Learning and Development Events, Investment Forums, Mortgage Meetings, Pensions Masterclasses and Auto Enrolment Workshops, you can be assured that you will find a local event that covers topics that are relevant to your individual needs. And, because we only serve directly authorised firms, the content will always be applicable to your business.
Rachel LeeDirector of Corporate Events
& Member Liaison
A RANGE OF SUSTAINABLE
A NEW WAY to encourage growth
Our commitment to the firms we serve extends beyond helping them operate a compliant practice. SimplyBiz also provides a range of support propositions designed to help advisers strengthen client relationships and introduce new revenue streams.
With services dedicated to growing your protection business, offering legal services, developing professional connections and supporting clients through auto-enrolment, SimplyBiz will continue to respond to the opportunities presented by the market, by providing Member Firms with the tools to grow a profitable practice.
David GolderClient Proposition Director