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"Long time passing, but insurance still delivers" "Long time passing, but insurance still delivers"

28 Mar 2018

Ken Davy reflects on the disappearance of around 80 per cent of insurance companies over the last 30 years and what that means for advisers.

SimplyBiz Mortgages unveils portfolio review facility with Uinsure

22 Mar 2018

In conjunction with Uinsure, SimplyBiz Mortgages has launched a portfolio review service for its members.

To use the new service, members send an email across to a dedicated email address (containing their client’s buy-to-let portfolio and current insurance renewal dates) and one of Uinsure’s regional development managers will contact them to outline the general insurance options available.

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Masthaven to panel

12 Mar 2018

Masthaven is the latest lender to join SimplyBiz Mortgages' lender panel.

From today, all SimplyBiz Mortgages members will have direct access to Masthaven’s specialist residential product range and will be able to offer the bank’s first and second charge lending products.

Tom Hegarty and Ian McKenna confirmed to speak at PA360

16 Mar 2018

Tom Hegarty of the New Model Business Academy and Ian McKenna of TRC are among the latest personalities confirmed as speakers at Professional Adviser's inaugural PA360 event next month.

Taking place at The Brewery in central London on 24 April, this exciting all-day event will offer a comprehensive 360-degree view of financial advice, with an unmissable line-up of dynamic speakers.

 

"Waving the flag for the future of financial advice' "Waving the flag for the future of financial advice'

14 Mar 2018

Helping young people grow and develop their careers is a responsibility I believe falls to us all. The recent National Apprenticeship Week, offered an opportunity to not only promote the option of apprenticeships to young people and employers, but also to celebrate the positive impact these schemes have already achieved.

SimplyBiz announces fourth pension transfer partner

07 Mar 2018

Peterborough-based Tuto joins Grove Pension Solutions, Pensionhelp and Creative Wealth Management on SimplyBiz's SimplyRefer proposition, offering outsourced pension transfer advice.

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"We joined SimplyBiz in 2010, having been members of the Sesame Network in one guise or another for nearly 10 years. We decided to leave the network because we felt that in the latter years we were just a number and it was beginning to feel like being back at school!  I have to say that the SimplyBiz approach is totally refreshing and that we feel in control of our own business again, whilst still having a good robust compliance support provider to guide us. We have since recommended SimplyBiz to other colleagues and would have no hesitation in doing so again."

Grant Kingston
Braintree

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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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