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It’s a triple signing for Active!

10th May 2021

After a busy & successful start to the year we are thrilled to welcome 3 new team members. The new recruits are not just due to our growth, but also…

What the plans to raise the normal minimum pension age mean for you

4th May 2021

The normal minimum pension age (or NMPA) is the minimum age at which most people can access their pensions without an unauthorised payments tax charge (unless they are taking their…

Mastered It!

26th April 2021

Chartered Financial Planner Andrew Gilmore is celebrating once again after completing the Senior Leaderships Apprenticeship, Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Teesside University’s highly acclaimed Business School. The business school…

How to make commercial rents fund your retirement

19th April 2021

The Active Spirit Live is a new monthly video series where industry experts, clients and friends of Active Chartered Financial Planners are invited to discuss hot topics, emerging trends and…

Are you our next Paraplanner?

15th April 2021

Due to our ongoing growth & development, we are looking for an exceptional Paraplanner to join our team. Job specification: Supporting the day to day needs of our clients and…

Paul’s charity ride across Britain

13th April 2021

Director and Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gibson is getting on his bike for The Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation (MTPF) but he needs your support to help him raise money…

Are you missing out on £140,000 from your pension?

13th April 2021

The average person in the UK works for six different companies during their lifetime.  This means they’ll probably have six different pension pots, according to recent research by Quilter. People…

Keeping it ‘in the family’ when choosing a financial adviser

16th March 2021

A recent study by Prudential found that 67% of adults whose parents use a financial adviser also have a relationship with the same adviser.  This suggests many people are keeping…

Your Tax Year End Checklist – 5 Key Areas to Review

15th February 2021

I think it would be safe to say 2020/2021 has been a challenging tax year. Proceeded of course by a March that few of us will forget, pushing last tax…

Active Spirit

“Having been a client of Active for many many years and have always been given great advice and direction. I am now looked after by Andrew. He has given excellent advice and service, continuing on the great work this company has always offered me. Always cheerful and helpful; a great asset to Active. I have no problem recommending him to other people.

It’s a triple signing for Active!

10th May 2021

After a busy & successful start to the year we are thrilled to welcome 3 new team members. The new recruits are not just due to our growth, but also…

What the plans to raise the normal minimum pension age mean for you

4th May 2021

The normal minimum pension age (or NMPA) is the minimum age at which most people can access their pensions without an unauthorised payments tax charge (unless they are taking their…

Mastered It!

26th April 2021

Chartered Financial Planner Andrew Gilmore is celebrating once again after completing the Senior Leaderships Apprenticeship, Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Teesside University’s highly acclaimed Business School. The business school…