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Active spreads Christmas cheer with charity donations

3rd December 2019

We are spreading festive cheer to two Teesside charities by donating gifts to local people who may not receive gifts this Christmas. For the past three years we have collected…

The North East is one of the worst areas for Gender Pensions Gap and only talking about it will close it

18th November 2019

With Liza Pontone, Chartered Financial Planner Active Chartered Financial Planners is encouraging women across the North East to talk about their pension provision in order to close the pension gap.…

Are you ready to ‘retire’ retirement?

12th November 2019

With Andrew Haley, Chartered Financial Planner Before joining Active Financial Planners, I spent the previous two years focused solely on ‘retirement’ advice, unsurprisingly causing me to focus quite heavily on…

Experienced Chartered Financial Planner joins the Active team

7th October 2019

We are thrilled to welcome Chartered Financial Planner, Andrew Haley to the Active team. Andrew has worked in financial services since 2011, as both a Paraplanner and Financial Adviser.  In…

How might Brexit affect my investments?

1st October 2019

With Director & Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gibson. At present it feels like Brexit is the national obsession. News channels, papers and online media all compete for the most attention…

Is Ethical Investing becoming main stream?

1st October 2019

With Andrew Gilmore, Chartered Financial Planner There are a growing number of people in society today that have a real focus on our environment, sustainability, and the moral decisions taken…

Active’s new recruit balances work and study

1st October 2019

Over the Summer, we welcomed Jessica Armstrong to the Active team as a Client Support Officer, following a six-month long project working with our MD Karl Pemberton through Teesside University’s…

Paul & Andy’s night ride for the British Heart Foundation

23rd September 2019

Active's Paul Gibson and Andy Mitchell are taking on another cycling challenge for charity this October.  This time the guys are cycling from Manchester to Blackpool, throughout the night to…

Karl Pemberton appointed chair of new IoD Tees Valley branch

22nd July 2019

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has named our own Karl Pemberton, Managing Director as chair of its newly-formed North-East (South) branch. Karl’s career began at Yorkshire Bank in 1995, where…

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.

Active spreads Christmas cheer with charity donations

3rd December 2019

We are spreading festive cheer to two Teesside charities by donating gifts to local people who may not receive gifts this Christmas. For the past three years we have collected…

The North East is one of the worst areas for Gender Pensions Gap and only talking about it will close it

18th November 2019

With Liza Pontone, Chartered Financial Planner Active Chartered Financial Planners is encouraging women across the North East to talk about their pension provision in order to close the pension gap.…

Are you ready to ‘retire’ retirement?

12th November 2019

With Andrew Haley, Chartered Financial Planner Before joining Active Financial Planners, I spent the previous two years focused solely on ‘retirement’ advice, unsurprisingly causing me to focus quite heavily on…