Latest News & Blog

How has the pandemic shaped advisers' soft skills?

01 Mar 2021

Adviser soft skills in a socially distanced world have been a real focus of attention recently. In this FT Adviser article, our Training and Knowledge Manager, Michael Pashley, joins the conversation about how the pandemic has shaped soft skills.

Davinia Rogers appointed as Investment Services Director

25 Feb 2021

SimplyBiz has appointed Davinia Rogers to the newly created role of Investment Services Director, with a mandate to deliver a supply chain of market-leading intermediary investment research services to SimplyBiz Members.

Real Life Lending Solutions: Tackling financial disruption

23 Feb 2021

The first of our 'Real Life Lending Solutions' series is now live in Financial Reporter, with commentary from MCB Group and SimplyBiz Mortgage's Head of Strategic Development, Richard Merrett.

Three words about 2020 for financial advisers

23 Feb 2021

Our Chairman, Ken Davy, has three little words for financial advisers when considering the events of 2020 in his FT Adviser column this month. 

The big questions advisers should be asking DFMs about ESG

16 Feb 2021

Whether you're looking for big questions OR big answers then our Compliance Services Director, Mark Greenwood, is the man for the job.  Here, he talks to Professional Adviser about what advisers should be asking DFMs about ESG.

Exploring the DB pension transfer market

02 Feb 2021

Following a busy start to the year, including the addition of Aviva Financial Advice to our DB Transfer Bureau, Group Compliance Director, Gary Kershaw, spoke to Professional Adviser about the shape of the DB market; current and future.

Money Marketing Profile Interview: Ken Davy

29 Jan 2021

Group Chairman, Ken Davy, spoke to Amanda Newman Smith of Money Marketing about his five decades in financial services, the profound effect of Covid-19 upon the sector and the significant part technology is playing in creating a bright future for advisers.

Making the journey from apprentice to adviser

29 Jan 2021

Great to see Cathy Nolan in the press, discussing her journey from apprentice to adviser.  Through the New Model Business Academy, we're proud to have supported Cathy’s journey so far, as she mentions in this article, and can't wait to see what she has planned for the future.

Shortlisted in the Professional Adviser Awards!

28 Jan 2021

We're absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted as Best Support Services for Advisers in the Professional Adviser Awards. These awards are very close to our heart and we're honoured to have been recognised in previous years.

Diversity and inclusion is essential for advisory firms

27 Jan 2021

In our recent MI Live broadcast, Dina Bhudia of P2M Asset Management, Damian Thompson of Aldermore Bank PLC and the Group's HR Director, Emily Blain FCIPD, discussed the value of diversity and inclusivity in the sector.