Latest News & Blog

Is there a way for a will in lockdown?

20 May 2020

Ken Davy's latest column looks at the challenges facing those making - or changing - a will whilst in lockdown.

Guidance provided around the Senior Managers & Certification Regime during COVID19

19 May 2020

A look at the regulator’s guidance in this rapidly developing area.    

Exploring pension scheme contributions for furloughed staff

11 May 2020

Our Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon Dip PFS, summarises the key points around  pension scheme contributions for furloughed staff, and sets out responses to a few of the most frequently asked questions from advisers

Could virtual property valuations become the new normal?

06 May 2020

The SimplyBiz Group has come up with a system that allows homeowners to give chartered surveyors a virtual tour of their home without breaching social distancing guidelines

More Women in Financial Advice Awards finalists announced

06 May 2020

We are proud to announce that our Head of Pensions Technical, Keeley Paddon, has been named as a finalist in the 'Woman Of The Year - Retirement' category in the Professional Adviser Women in Financial Advice Awards.

Keeley was runner-up in this category last year, and we think it'll be another successful awards season for her in 2020!

SimplyBiz Group announces sixth DB transfer bureau partner

05 May 2020

SimplyBiz Group has appointed Eadon and Co to its defined benefit pension transfer referral panel.  The panel offers a solution to advisers who are either unable to, or choose not to, operate in the DB transfer market, but still want to meet the client needs

SimplyBiz Group Protection Events exceed 1000 bookings

05 May 2020

The SimplyBiz Group Protection Events have attracted more than 1000 bookings since their launch two weeks ago.  The events, which begin on Thursday 7 May, will run on the Group’s new virtual platform and take place on six dates, finishing on the 18 June.

Matt Timmins: What lessons will be learned from the COVID19 crisis?

24 Apr 2020

In the Professional Adviser podcast, Group Joint CEO, Matt Timmins, discusses the impact of the coronavirus on the adviser community and his views on what will be permanently changed by this experience.

Has the pandemic changed the way advisers use technology?

23 Apr 2020

"Tech is now running hand-in-hand with advice, and doing what it was always designed to do." - Group Marketing Director, Richard Ardron on how the pandemic has changed the way advisers are using technology

Embrace technology when servicing your clients

22 Apr 2020

Ken Davy looks at the priorities for advisers when serving clients in times of crisis.