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

18 Jul 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.

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

05 Jul 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.

SimplyBiz reveals line-up for advice show

22 Jun 2018

Leading figures and some of the industry’s heavyweights will feature in the online broadcast sessions from 10.30am to 2pm on 2 July.

"We are the antidote to consolidation and want small firms to thrive"

02 Jul 2018

SimplyBiz CEO Neil Stevens said the group was "passionate about being the antidote to consolidation" as he praised the work and quality of smaller advice firms.

Be ready for CPD spot checks Be ready for CPD spot checks

20 Jun 2018

With advisers having a one in ten chance of being spot checked, Tom Hegarty, Managing Director of NMBA, looks at how you can ensure you're CPD is on target.

Social care is elephant in the room

20 Jun 2018

There is a massive issue facing our clients, which is often referred to as a generational time bomb, that has the potential to destroy inheritances and cause misery to millions of elderly people.

Investment heavyweights back financial education programme for teens Investment heavyweights back financial education programme for teens

18 Jun 2018

The New Model Business Academy is running a free financial education programme for teenagers.

"Embracing the importance of good communication" "Embracing the importance of good communication"

06 Jun 2018

In recent years, as far as financial advice is concerned, so much emphasis has been placed on getting the right qualifications that the vital importance of soft skills has been neglected.

Tom Hegarty: A ban on contingent charging is no solution Tom Hegarty: A ban on contingent charging is no solution

31 May 2018

The recent NMBA survey of members on the issue of contigency charging provoked an unprecedented level of response and some striking results.

"Please, Mr Provider, could we have some more?" "Please, Mr Provider, could we have some more?"

23 May 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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You have all been so helpful and professional and I am still quite stunned by the support from SimplyBiz. Whenever I ring up, the response is always more thorough than I would have expected. 

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Latest News

Ken Davy: Do you have money to burn?

February 20, 2019

Group Chairman Ken Davy looks at how employing the right support technology could help advisers save time and money.

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NMBA champions the growth of new advisers in the sector

February 18, 2019

More than 100 financial services professionals have enrolled on the New Model Business Academy's (NMBA) apprenticeship programme since it was launched last year. 

 

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SimplyBiz considers acquisition service for advisers

February 18, 2019

SimplyBiz is working on a service to match advisers selling their businesses with potential buyers.

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Richard Ardron: Keeping pace with the modern client

February 12, 2019

Have the fundamental needs of clients changed? Or is it simply a case of evolving expectations and, as a result, changes in attitudes and behaviours?

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