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

"Please, Mr Provider, could we have some more?"

May 23, 2018

When Dickens’ Oliver Twist famously said “Please, sir, I want some more”, every reader or audience member knew that there was plenty available and his need for ‘more’ should have been satisfied. I feel somewhat the same in respect of the outcome of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme review.

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Liz Coyle: Your Senior Managers & Certification Regime refresher

May 17, 2018

Liz Coyle, Compliance Policy Manager for The SimplyBiz Group, recaps the key aspects of next year's big rules change.

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SimplyBiz Group's Centra investment system has attracted 1500 users

May 14, 2018

Dan Russell, MD of SimplyBiz Investment Services, expresses his delight with the speed and enthusiasm with which Centra, the end-to-end investment service, has been embraced by advisers.

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"Ending 'phoenixing' is a matter of political will"

May 10, 2018

The government minister, Robert Jenrick, recently highlighted that the practice of ‘phoenixing’ can be deeply corrosive to public trust in the system which is progressively passed on to the whole of our economy. While this is undoubtedly true, what I find so depressing is that after all these years the debate had to take place at all.

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