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.

SimplyBiz Engagement Form
SimplyBiz Engagement Form
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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.


"Having joined SimplyBiz last August, you may or may not remember that I nearly did an 'about turn' before leaving the network I was with. It was after a conversation by phone with you (Ken Davy), that I decided to join and to be totally frank, it was the best move I have made. Thanks for that."

Doug Ryder

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Helping young people grow and develop their careers is a responsibility I believe falls to us all. The recent National Apprenticeship Week, offered an opportunity to not only promote the option of apprenticeships to young people and employers, but also to celebrate the positive impact these schemes have already achieved.

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SimplyBiz announces fourth pension transfer partner

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Peterborough-based Tuto joins Grove Pension Solutions, Pensionhelp and Creative Wealth Management on SimplyBiz's SimplyRefer proposition, offering outsourced pension transfer advice.

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Quality advisers have been tainted by the actions of the few

February 28, 2018

In his latest blog, Ken Davy considers how a few bad apples have the potential to spoil the barrel.

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Rory Percival joins Centra investment committee

February 27, 2018

SimplyBiz Group has appointed former Financial Conduct Authority technical specialist Rory Percival to sit on the investment committee for the newly created Centra with responsibility for external governance as well as compliance.

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