In the second of a series on the impending Senior Managers and Certification Regime, Compliance Services Director, Mark Greenwood, explores the thought behind, and objectives of, SM&CR.
Group Chairman Ken discusses why he’s pleased to see CMCs fall under the FCA’s watchful eye, and the ways in which regulation will benefit both the industry and consumers.
The SimplyBiz Group, the leading fintech and support service business, has today entered into an exclusive, long-term partnership with Hymans Robertson to provide strategic asset allocation services to the 3,700 advisory firms that it supports.
SimplyBiz has acquired Defaqto, a leading financial services technology business. This is an exciting development, which will see the coming together of two leading, fast-growing and innovative businesses.
The demand and need for personal financial advice has never been greater, and needs to be made available to more people, not fewer. Ken Davy examines why the regulator’s good intentions may be paving the path to advisory hell.
The SimplyBiz Group, together with its subsidiary APS Legal & Associates, has launched a service enabling advisers to refer lasting power of attorney business to a specialist practitioner.
The SimplyBiz Group has announced an evolution of its compliance proposition through the launch of a number of ‘Centres of Excellence’. The streamlined service will focus on particular areas of the Group’s compliance offering, including policy, field services, helpdesks, complex and specialist areas and personalised consultancy.