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Advice will be desperately needed after COVID19 crisis

31 Mar 2020

Ken Davy on why it is critically important that the FCA takes every possible step to ensure that a strong and viable advice sector is ready, and able, to provide the advice which consumers will need, after the crisis

What will the new prudential regime mean for investment companies?

31 Mar 2020

We take a look under the bonnet of the upcoming Investment Firms Regulation and Investment Firms Directive regime, and the implications for investment firms

Covid-19 pandemic is regulator's chance to resolve FSCS funding issues

30 Mar 2020

Mr Davy commented that, post-crisis, firms should be allowed to focus on rebuilding their capital adequacy, rather than "unfairly" funding the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Giving mortgage advice in a non-face-to-face world

30 Mar 2020

With potentially fewer people wanting or requesting direct personal contact due to the pandemic, how can mortgage advice firms adapt from their traditional face-to-face method of delivery?

Why lawyers should be reflecting on their training and development

25 Mar 2020

In this article, Dave Seager, Managing Director of SIFA Professional, explores why now is the perfect time for lawyers to consider their learning and development

SimplyBiz Mortgages adds the Hanley to panel

24 Mar 2020

We’re delighted to welcome the Hanley Economic Building Society to the SimplyBIz Mortgages panel

Delivering good outcomes for vulnerable clients

18 Mar 2020

When it comes to vulnerability, are you providing fair treatment to all clients? Director of Compliance Services, Mark Greenwood, looks at the issues and shares insight on how to conduct business with care and consideration.

SimplyBiz Group CEO praises support for advisers from product providers during coronavirus crisis

18 Mar 2020

Matt Timmins, Joint CEO of The SimplyBiz Group, has praised the “proactive, flexible and supportive” approach of the majority of product providers for the adviser and broker community during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

A message from the CEOs of The SimplyBiz Group to Member Firms on the COVID19 crisis

18 Mar 2020

“COVID19 has brought an unprecedented period of uncertainty, anxiety and a level of disruption that will affect clients and businesses across the globe.

“We remain wholly committed and capable to continue supporting the businesses of our Member Firms fully through these challenging times.

Ken's message to advisers

18 Mar 2020

With over 40 years in the financial services sector, SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy, has seen many highs and low in the industry.  During these uncertain and worrying times, Ken was eager to tell advisers that even the darkest times will pass, and remind them that their clients need them now, more than ever.