Becoming Directly Authorised

Take control with SimplyBiz by your side

As a member of a network, or if you're new to the industry, you might be considering if direct authorisation is the right option for you. With much to think about, the prospect of becoming directly authorised can be overwhelming - but this need not be the case. 

Our specialist applications team have helped over 3,000 firms become directly authorised and your dedicated application manager will assist you in completing your FCA application to the highest specification, ensuring the process is as smooth as possible. You can use our online tracking facility to monitor the status of your application and you can contact your application manager at any time to discuss any concerns.

We've worked with our Members to develop a formula that gives you complete control of your business as a directly authorised firm, whilst receiving the compliance and business support of a professional and proficient organisation, supporting you in every aspect of your business. As a support service provider, we don't interfere in the way you run your business, we ensure you have access to all the advice, tools and resources you need to be compliant and successful.

To find out if direct authorisation is suitable for you, contact one of our development team for an informal discussion on 01484 439128.

Click here for your guide to becoming directly authorised.

Testimonials

"I would recommend that anyone contemplating the journey towards direct authorisation enlists the assistance of SimplyBiz. They are veterans of the direct authorisation application process and have succeeded thousands of times at taking firms through to successful authorisation. SimplyBiz made the whole application process less stressful and easier to manage, particularly when it came to corresponding with the Regulator.

All of the staff at SimplyBiz that I have had the pleasure of coming into contact with appear to be very highly trained and good at what they do. The overall impression is that they have the right people, with the right skills, in the right job, that enables them to get the right result. It gives me great pleasure to be associated with such a forward looking, pioneering and progressive organization.” 

Clive Webb 
CW Capital Management

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