Latest News & Blog

There are 24 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ken Davy".

Displaying: 1 - 10 of 24

1. Ken Davy: "Dump those bad apples and embrace SM&CR"

It only takes a few rotten apples to add some very big numbers to every good adviser’s FSCS bill, so anything that will help us rid our sector of them is to be welcomed.

Tags: Ken Davy
2. Ken Davy: "Taking a weather check on pension freedoms"

BBC weatherman Michael Fish famously failed to forecast the hurricane in October 1987, which overnight destroyed 15m trees and turned the town of Sevenoaks into just one oak.

Tags: Ken Davy
3. Ken Davy: Revised managers' regime will uncover 'reckless and criminal' firms

The Financial Conduct Authority’s extension of the senior managers’ regime will help weed out “reckless and criminal firms”, financial adviser support firm SimplyBiz Group says.

Tags: Ken Davy
4. Ken Davy: "Good financial advice means more holiday cash"

As you prepare for a well-earned summer break, I urge you to reflect upon some detailed research by ILC-UK into the value of financial advice, which has revealed that even those consumers who are just getting by can be more than £40,000 better off if they receive advice.

Tags: Ken Davy
5. "Times change, but savings advice is still needed"

One of the most notable years for me was 1963. Jennifer and I had just bought our first house for the princely sum of £1,400, which back then seemed an awful lot of money.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, FCA
6. Davy attacks Opperman's 'backward' £25k consumer detriment move

SimplyBiz chairman Ken Davy has slammed pension minister Guy Opperman for a ‘backward’ announcement that guaranteed annuity rate (GAR) holders with sub-£30,000 pots will no longer need advice.

Tags: Ken Davy, GAR
7. "Scottish Widows addresses FSCS funding issue"

As regular readers of this column will know, I have campaigned for more than two decades for the regulator to radically change how the FSCS is funded.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
8. "Treat all those you care for with love while you can"

As this is my first column for about seven weeks it will be a very personal one and I would like to start by thanking the many hundreds of financial advisers and others in our great profession who have sent messages of condolence and support to me on the sudden loss of my beloved wife, Jennifer. 

Tags: Ken Davy
By Ken Davy
9. "Three cheers for FAMR one year on"

Regulator released Financial Advice Market Review recommendations and updates on progress

Tags: Ken Davy, FAMR, FCA, FSCS
By Ken Davy
10. "The historic significance of pension freedoms"

On my first day in financial services in 1970, I was taught about the vital importance of the Life Assurance Act of 1774, which introduced insurable interest.

Tags: Ken Davy, Pensions
By Ken Davy

Displaying: 1 - 10 of 24

Testimonials

"I am very pleased with the service and can’t imagine I would ever leave SimplyBiz"

Christopher Whickam
The Financial Planning Centre

Read More

Latest News

Ken Davy: "Dump those bad apples and embrace SM&CR"

August 10, 2017

It only takes a few rotten apples to add some very big numbers to every good adviser’s FSCS bill, so anything that will help us rid our sector of them is to be welcomed.

Read more >

Ken Davy: "Taking a weather check on pension freedoms"

August 02, 2017

BBC weatherman Michael Fish famously failed to forecast the hurricane in October 1987, which overnight destroyed 15m trees and turned the town of Sevenoaks into just one oak.

Read more >

Ken Davy: Revised managers' regime will uncover 'reckless and criminal' firms

July 28, 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority’s extension of the senior managers’ regime will help weed out “reckless and criminal firms”, financial adviser support firm SimplyBiz Group says.

Read more >

Ken Davy: "Good financial advice means more holiday cash"

July 26, 2017

As you prepare for a well-earned summer break, I urge you to reflect upon some detailed research by ILC-UK into the value of financial advice, which has revealed that even those consumers who are just getting by can be more than £40,000 better off if they receive advice.

Read more >