Latest News & Blog

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. 

Three top tips for Business Property Relief investments

25 Jan 2021

Compliance Services Director, Mark Greenwood, speaks to Octopus Investments about his three top tips for those advising on - or wanting to find out more about - business property relief.

SimplyBiz Group partners with Aviva for DB transfer referrals

05 Jan 2021

We're delighted to welcome Aviva Financial Advice to our DB pension transfer bureau, helping us provide vital support to advisers and their clients in this complex business area.

Demand for advice is set to 'grow exponentially' this year

04 Jan 2021

Group Chairman, Ken Davy, discusses the ways in which 2021 could be a hugely exciting year for financial advisers, and how the lessons learned in 2020 could be beneficial over the coming months. 

50 years in financial advice, and why the future is bright

17 Dec 2020

Our Group Chairman, Ken Davy, celebrated his 50th anniversary in financial services this month. To mark the occasion, he wrote this piece about his time starting out as an adviser, and why the future for the sector has never looked more positive.