Latest News & Blog

Moving clients past the cost of protection

26 May 2021

Includes commentary from our Head of Mortgages, Makayla Everitt, on how the value of advice is being demonstrated in the protection space.

SimplyBiz success in the 'Women in Financial Advice Awards' nominations

25 May 2021

At SimplyBiz, we are BIG fans of Professional Adviser awards, and the 'Women in Financial Advice Awards' are no exception. So, we are absolutely over the moon to have NINETEEN team members nominated in this year's awards!  Huge congratulations to...Ayesha Patel, Claire Whitworth, Clare Harris, Charlie Stacey, Donna Meredith, Davinia Rogers, Emily Blain, Erin Herbert, Helen Shepherd, Jill Hamilton, Janice Laing, Jennifer Peaty, Julie Yvette Smith, Kerry Boyle, Keeley Paddon Dip PFS, Louise Wilson, Laura Edwards, Makayla Everitt and Scarlett Musson.

SimplyBiz and Key Group partner to launch 'Simply Later Life' proposition

24 May 2021

We're delighted to have launched our exclusive 'Simply Later Life' proposition today, in partnership with Key Group.  You can read about this exciting new service, including comments from Richard Merrett, Head of Strategic Development at SimplyBiz Mortgages, here. 

FIBA announces partnership with BQI Protection to provide outsourcing service

21 May 2021

The Financial Intermediary and Broker Association (FIBA) has partnered with BQI Protection Ltd to launch a referral service for its member firms.   The proposition, which is available with immediate effect, offers FIBA members an outsourcing option for life protection cover for commercial lending. You can read more about it, including commentary from FIBA Executive Chairman, Adam Tyler, in this article. 

The future is looking exciting for financial advisers

17 May 2021

Ken Davy, Deputy Chair of SimplyBiz, explores the unique opportunities on the horizon for financial advisers.

Martin Reynolds: Wherever I lay my hat...

11 May 2021

SimplyBiz Mortgages Chief Executive, Martin Reynolds, takes a close look at what working practices in the ‘new normal’ might look like for brokers and lenders. 

MBT and SimplyBiz Mortgages announce partnership

11 May 2021

Mortgage Broker Tools (MBT) and SimplyBiz Mortgages have partnered to provide the mortgage club’s members with access to the MBT Affordability platform.  SimplyBiz Mortgages members have access to the eligibility calculator, which provides results on affordability and criteria for more than 40 residential and 65 buy-to-let (BTL) mortgage lenders.

10 years since FG11/5

10 May 2021

Can you remember what you were doing 10 years ago? Well, SimplyBiz Head of Business Consultancy, Karl Dines, was picking up the FCA's FG11/5 for a good old read.  Here, you can read about what this guidance meant for the industry then, and what it means today.

SimplyBiz launches dedicated protection hub

06 May 2021

"Whilst the protection gap is still of great concern, it’s been heartening to see growing interest, from both intermediaries and clients, in ensuring that cover to protect the interests of families, individuals and businesses in the long-term is in place."  Hear more from Martin Reynolds, Chief Executive of SimplyBiz Mortgages, on our brand new Protection Hub in this article.