HOW TO JOIN SIMPLYBIZ

Joining SimplyBiz is easy-complete the engagement form and we'll do the rest

SimplyBiz is the UK's largest provider of regulatory and business support to directly authorised advisers, and joining us couldn't be easier.

Our support is available for just 2.5%+VAT* of your annual turnover, and our fees are guaranteed for the lifetime of your membership.

Going Directly Authorised for the first time?

If you're currently an appointed representative with a network or new to the industry, we will guide you step by step throughout the FCA's authorisation process, ensuring your application is of the highest standard and we'll act as a liaison between you and the FCA to ensure your application is processed as efficiently as possible. We'll provide practical advice on the best company structure to suit you and ensure you have all the requirements in place for a successful application. According to the latest figures form the FCA, we are now responsible for over 30% of applications to the regulator, so you can be assured you're in safe hands!

Already Directly Authorised?

If you are already directly authorised then the process is even simpler. Complete our engagement form and you can start to enjoy the benefits of being a member of SimplyBiz straight away.

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*Fees are subject to a collar of £181.73 + VAT and a cap of £622.94+VAT and will increase by 5%, or inflation (whichever is higher), on the 1st January each year.

Testimonials

“We have nothing but praise for the entire team at SimplyBiz. With their guidance we were able to go directly authorised and are so glad we did, as we have never looked back. The service we receive is impeccable and our business receives great value for money.”

Chris Pratt
Nottingham

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Latest News

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May 23, 2018

When Dickens’ Oliver Twist famously said “Please, sir, I want some more”, every reader or audience member knew that there was plenty available and his need for ‘more’ should have been satisfied. I feel somewhat the same in respect of the outcome of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme review.

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Liz Coyle: Your Senior Managers & Certification Regime refresher

May 17, 2018

Liz Coyle, Compliance Policy Manager for The SimplyBiz Group, recaps the key aspects of next year's big rules change.

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SimplyBiz Group's Centra investment system has attracted 1500 users

May 14, 2018

Dan Russell, MD of SimplyBiz Investment Services, expresses his delight with the speed and enthusiasm with which Centra, the end-to-end investment service, has been embraced by advisers.

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"Ending 'phoenixing' is a matter of political will"

May 10, 2018

The government minister, Robert Jenrick, recently highlighted that the practice of ‘phoenixing’ can be deeply corrosive to public trust in the system which is progressively passed on to the whole of our economy. While this is undoubtedly true, what I find so depressing is that after all these years the debate had to take place at all.

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