PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Get your structured CPD and aim even higher.

Events programme

Events programme

SimplyBiz is committed to promoting professionalism with the advice sector and as such, we provide an extensive programme of development opportunities. Covering a wide variety of topics and with thematic workshops to address new opportunities, a typical year sees SimplyBiz run over 320 events across the UK and our accreditation with professional bodies means that the vast majority provide your essential structured CPD. View our 2018 Events Prospectus.

Competent Adviser

Competent Adviser

The FCA’s requirement that advisers undertake 21 hours of structured CPD means it’s essential that firms have support in managing their responsibilities. The CPD Portal allows firms to set a supervisor to assign reading and testing to manage the development of your staff on an ongoing basis. Advisers can easily export test results to support their Statement of Professional Standing. 

New Model Business Academy

New Model Business Academy

SimplyBiz’s not-for-profit arm, the NMBA, offers face-to-face events, online support, tools and templates to support those operating in and wanting to join the financial services industry. The NMBA can provide help with qualifications, offering apprenticeships, best practice and evolving your business model. 

Testimonials

"All my other contacts with SimplyBiz have been, without exception, friendly and all my queries have been dealt with efficiently and effectively. I feel reassured to be a member of an organisation which quite clearly has its Members' interests at heart and which has a positive philosophy with both corporate and individual competence."

Dr David Carter APFS
Tiverton

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Latest News

"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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