Support services provider SimplyBiz has launched a referral service for its members to help them with retirement planning, equity release and care funding.
SimplyBiz chair Ken Davy has upped his criticism of Financial Services Compensation Scheme funding after the lifeboat fund announced another additional fee call.
With nearly five decades of experience in the financial services sector, SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy, provides a unique perspective on the advisory landscape. In this edition of Adviser Today, Ken gives us his view on the FCA’s recent Paper on the ageing population, and why he feels this piece of research is so important.
As you are no doubt aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was first introduced in April 2016 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the new regulation must be adopted by every UK firm that handles personal data by the 25th of May 2018.
Vital as it is to demonstrate compliance with the regulations on protecting vulnerable clients, writes Gary Kershaw, the FCA's guidelines really only formalise the warning signs advisers should be adept at reading.
Last week, we were informed of another stumbling block on the government’s disaster-filled path towards putting a viable apprenticeship funding plan in place.
By the time I left school at the age of 15, with no qualifications, I had been called a few choice names by my teachers and received many predictions about where my future lay.