"We are delighted to report strong, resilient trading and substantial growth in our digital delivery during a challenging year." Matt Timmins Joint CEO

The SimplyBiz Group, the UK's leading fintech and support services business, today announces that it has rebranded to Fintel.

The SimplyBiz Group has announced it is making a collection of multi and single-asset researched fund lists, powered by Defaqto, available exclusively to its member firms.

SimplyBiz has been shortlisted in the 'Best Support Services For Advisers' category in the industry-renowned Professional Adviser Awards 2021. If successful, it would be a the fourth consecutive, and seventh overall, win for SimplyBiz in this category, having previously taken the trophy in 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

A panel discussion on the value of diversity and inclusion (D&I) within financial services, featured within The SimplyBiz Group’s MI Live event which took place yesterday, explored the breadth of ways in which inclusion benefits advice and broker firms.

The independent technology and financial information business, Defaqto announces that it now risk rates 1047 funds and DFM Model Portfolios through its end-to-end financial planning software, Defaqto Engage.

The SimplyBiz Group has announced the appointment of Aviva Financial Advice to its DB pension transfer referral bureau panel. The bureau offers an outsourcing solution to advisers who are either unable to, or choose not to, operate in the defined benefits transfer market, but still want to meet the needs of their clients in this area.

The independent financial information and technology business, Defaqto has appointed Chris Deavin to head up its new analytics service.

Today, Defaqto launches dedicated ESG Reviews. Available through its financial planning software, Defaqto Engage, ESG Reviews provide an easy way for advisers to access the data they need.