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SimplyBiz Group launches new exit and acquisition solution

07 Jul 2020

The SimplyBiz Group has announced the launch of a ground-breaking acquisition and exit solution, Horizon, designed exclusively for its Member and Client Firms.

Paragon buy-to-let range added to SimplyBiz Mortgages panel

03 Jul 2020

SimplyBiz Mortgages CEO, Martin Reynolds, commented “Now more than ever, it’s vital that advisers and brokers have access to a wide range of high-quality products, and I am committed to further enhancing and growing the panel wherever I feel we can add value to our membership.”

80% of advisers want a mix of face-to-face and virtual events in the future

02 Jul 2020

We're delighted to be able to offer a hybrid events programme for the rest of 2020, delivering what over 80% of our membership told us they wanted.  Our virtual event programme is already in full swing and we hope to be back on the road with Investment Forums from September.

Running an in-house investment committee

02 Jul 2020

Elaine Parkes, Head of Proposition Development at Signature, takes a deep dive into how to run an in-house investment committee.

Listen to the lessons of the past

30 Jun 2020

After the Covid-19 crisis has passed there is going to be a huge rise in demand for financial advice, but are advisers going to be able to cope? They will, says SimplyBiz Group Chairman Ken Davy, if they are ready to learn the lessons from almost 50 years ago.

Why considering mental health is essential to estate planning

26 Jun 2020

In this article, Libby Holding, Legal Services Director of APS Legal, takes a look at the vital issue of mental health in estate planning

Innovation in later life lending

25 Jun 2020

SimplyBiz Mortgages Head of Strategic Development, Richard Merrett, spoke to FT Adviser about market innovation in part of its comprehensive guide to later life lending.

SimplyBiz Group's 'Young Person's Guide To Money' receives nearly 3,000 orders in under a week

25 Jun 2020

The guide, which was produced by the Group’s New Model Business Academy and sponsored by Aviva, Royal London and Zurich, is designed to help young people understand more about the basics of finance – including borrowing, savings, tax and more. 

SimplyBiz Group to continue contactless valuations

18 Jun 2020

CEO of SimplyBiz Mortgages, Martin Reynolds, on why variety and innovation in valuations are so vital to the sustainability of the sector

Our step-by-step guide to the FCA's new platform

16 Jun 2020

With the FCA planning to allow firms to access GABRIEL and Connect through one new platform, Alexander McGregor, compliance policy manager, produced a step-by-step guide to how this will work in practice.