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The Active Ingredients: Joe Carey

24th May 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Active Ingredients’ when each quarter we invite a member of our team to tell us a little about themselves; what brought them to Active,…

Yarm School students tell a ‘tale as old as time’ with our help

23rd May 2022

Yarm School students will be swapping hockey for harmonies and chemistry for choreography as they tread the boards in their latest musical production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The show,…

An expert’s view: Rising to the challenge of capital markets

23rd May 2022

With special guest & industry expert Lothar Mentel, CEO of Tatton Investment Management Through the winter months, equity markets remained generally stable, with Europe and China peaking early on. North…

Participation in workplace pension schemes rises to a record high

23rd May 2022

Statistics by Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that participation in workplace pension schemes has risen to a record high, with 22.6 million employees now members of a workplace pension…

Active welcomes experienced and qualified client support manager to the team

17th May 2022

Samuel Baker joined Active in January 2022, bringing with him over 5 year's industry experience. Sam’s career in financial services began in 2016 when he worked at Santander in the…

Tees Valley businesses booming but concerned about rising costs

28th April 2022

Businesses in Tees Valley have seen increased turnover since the start of the year but are concerned about rising utility costs, according to a business survey commissioned by Active Chartered…

Jess braved the ‘big freeze’ for charity

25th April 2022

When Jessica Wilkinson joined the Active team in late 2021, she didnt think she'd be sleeping rough for the night to raise money for charity! Fast forward to March 2022…

Men more likely to seek professional financial advice than women

19th April 2022

A recent study by Canada Life shows that men are more likely than women to seek advice from a financial adviser or a government website. The Canada Life survey, which…

Plan ahead: how financial planning can help business owners future proof their finances

5th April 2022

Being a business owner can mean working long hours and wearing multiple hats to ensure the business runs smoothly; from marketing to human resources. This often results in the owner’s…

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.

The Active Ingredients: Joe Carey

24th May 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Active Ingredients’ when each quarter we invite a member of our team to tell us a little about themselves; what brought them to Active,…

Yarm School students tell a ‘tale as old as time’ with our help

23rd May 2022

Yarm School students will be swapping hockey for harmonies and chemistry for choreography as they tread the boards in their latest musical production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The show,…

An expert’s view: Rising to the challenge of capital markets

23rd May 2022

With special guest & industry expert Lothar Mentel, CEO of Tatton Investment Management Through the winter months, equity markets remained generally stable, with Europe and China peaking early on. North…