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SimplyBiz launches referral service for advisers

31 Jan 2018
The SimplyBiz Group has launched a referral service that allows advisers to access a range of third party solutions in estate planning, care fee planning and commercial insurance.

SimplyBiz to launch end-to-end investment advice system

19 Jan 2018

SimplyBiz Group is to launch an end-to-end financial planning system, Centra, to provide support to advisers throughout the investment advice process.

"Product providers can help reduce the FSCS levy" "Product providers can help reduce the FSCS levy"

24 Jan 2018

I make no apology for returning to the subject of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), as the deadline for responding to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) consultation paper is the end of January.

Adam Tyler to lead new trade body FIBA

15 Jan 2018

The Financial Intermediary & Broker Association, which evolve from the Association of Bridging Professionals, has appointed Adam Tyler as its Chairman.

 

"It's time to put pen to paper on the FSCS levy" "It's time to put pen to paper on the FSCS levy"

10 Jan 2018

The first thing I want to highlight is the opportunity you have right now to help stop the grotesque injustice of the current system of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) funding.

SimplyBiz launches provider-backed referral service

09 Jan 2018

Support services provider SimplyBiz has launched a referral service for its members to help them with retirement planning, equity release and care funding.

SimplyBiz launches GDPR hub for advisers

08 Jan 2018

SimplyBiz has launched a hub for advisers to help them meet the requirements of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

SimplyBiz chair blasts 'disgraceful injustice' of FSCS levy SimplyBiz chair blasts 'disgraceful injustice' of FSCS levy

05 Jan 2018

SimplyBiz chair Ken Davy has upped his criticism of Financial Services Compensation Scheme funding after the lifeboat fund announced another additional fee call.

View from the top... View from the top...

09 Jan 2018

With nearly five decades of experience in the financial services sector, SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy, provides a unique perspective on the advisory landscape. In this edition of Adviser Today, Ken gives us his view on the FCA’s recent Paper on the ageing population, and why he feels this piece of research is so important. 

GDPR – the dawn of a new era in data security and usage

09 Jan 2018

As you are no doubt aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was first introduced in April 2016 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the new regulation must be adopted by every UK firm that handles personal data by the 25th of May 2018.

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"How turning a blind eye got us to where we are now"

July 18, 2018

It was not many years ago when it became virtually impossible for anyone to obtain PI cover at a reasonable premium. Such was the crisis that the then regulator, the FSA, turned a blind eye to the fact that over a thousand firms were trading without PI insurance.

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How to help clients create a lasting power of attorney - CPD article

July 16, 2018

Buzz Aldrin’s recent decision to sue his family for mismanagement of his finances has, quite rightly, reminded advisers across the pond that those appointed to make decisions on a client’s behalf need to be selected with the utmost care.

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Global markets are set up for stock pickers, say industry heavyweights at SimplyBiz Group Advice Show

July 10, 2018

Geopolitical changes are creating the ideal investment environment for stock pickers, according to industry experts speaking at the most recent Advice Show.

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"Hello, have you been mis-sold an accident claim?"

July 05, 2018

I am sure you will have been delighted to note that, at long last, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is going to formally regulate the ambulance chasers.

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