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Another experienced Chartered Financial Planner joins the team

6th October 2020

Personal financial expert, Anthony Long FPFS, has joined us, making an impressive total of nine Chartered staff working from our head office here in Stockton on Tees. Anthony, 35, hails…

What to make of investing today?

28th September 2020

With Paul Gibson, Director & Chartered Financial Planner Well what a year it has been so far.  Covid-19 has been the most disruptive pandemic for a century and rather than…

What to make of investing today?

28th September 2020

With Paul Gibson, Director & Chartered Financial Planner Well what a year it has been so far.  Covid-19 has been the most disruptive pandemic for a century and rather than…

Active at 20: the interview

22nd September 2020

We recently celebrated our 20th anniversary! From the launch in 2000 with Glyn Pemberton and just three employees, to our 28-strong team today, we catch up with our founder Glyn…

Active retains IIP gold status

21st September 2020

Team Active is delighted to have retained the Investors in People (IIP) gold status accreditation for another year. IIP, which has set the standard within business since 1991, awards the…

The Millennial Money Mantra

25th August 2020

With Andrew Haley – Chartered Financial Planner (& millennial!) It’s all too easy to get caught up in labels. The ‘Millennials’ tag attached to Generation Y is one such label…

Celebrating 20 years of Active!

3rd August 2020

The story so far, as told by MD Karl Pemberton. Whilst away on holiday last week, I realised that it had been 20 years since Active was established by my…

A summer of study & exams success for Active

28th July 2020

A global pandemic hasn't stopped the Active team from continuing with a variety of study and gaining more qualifications during lockdown. Emma Cherrington became the first adviser at Active to…

Exam success for first class Jess!

27th July 2020

A member of our client support team is celebrating after achieving a first class honours degree at Teesside University. Jessica Armstrong, 25, from Middlesbrough has successfully completed her business management…

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.

They say things come in threes….lockdown (part 3) working practices for Active

5th January 2021

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening and due to the rise in the new more contagious variant of coronavirus, England is now in its third national…

Savings shake up another blow for ‘cash’ savers

15th December 2020

With Anthony Long, Chartered Financial Planner One of the largest savings organisations in the UK, NS&I has cut interest rates. A popular provider for cash based deposits, this is another…

Why using an independent financial adviser is more important than ever when searching for a mortgage

15th December 2020

You may have noticed in recent media reports that the housing market is booming; houses are selling quickly and interest rates are low.  However, it is a difficult time for…