Our Thoughts: Page 2

Some millennials don’t believe their pensions will be enough

22nd May 2019

A recent study conducted by Active has found that only 21 per cent of those aged between 25 and 35, and born between 1984 and 1994, believe that their pensions…

The ever changing landscape of Financial Planning

20th May 2019

A-Day, RDR and MiFID II; all acronyms that will most likely mean absolutely nothing to you, but deep down you may (or should be) benefiting from the changes that they…

Team Active take on cycling challenge for Prostate Cancer UK

16th April 2019

7-9 June 2019: A game of two halves Prostate cancer kills 1 man every 45 minutes - that's two men during one football match! To do their bit to reduce…

Baby boomers need financial advice as many admit lack of investment knowledge and confidence

8th April 2019

Research by savings and investments company, Aegon, reveals that despite baby boomers owning more than a third of the UK’s wealth*, many in this age group are missing out on…

Andrew & Emma top rated for 2019 by leading financial ratings website

19th March 2019

We are celebrating again after two of the team were named ‘Top Rated for 2019’ by Vouchedfor.co.uk, the UK’s leading ratings site for financial and legal professionals. Emma Cherrington, Independent…

Active becomes High Tide Foundation’s corporate partner

18th March 2019

A Tees charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences has welcomed six industry-leading businesses as corporate partners. High Tide Foundation, founded in 2012 by businesses across the Tees…

Changes to Auto Enrolment: Sifting through the detail for the real benefits

5th March 2019

For the millions of people already automatically enrolled into a workplace pension, the amount you must pay in is going up in April. You may have seen the many stories…

Active Chartered Financial Planners is named as one of the best employers at National awards

5th March 2019

Active Chartered Financial Planners has been named as one of the “Best Financial Advisers To Work For” at the 2019 Professional Adviser Awards. Recognised nationally as one of 14 top…

Liza Pontone is awarded for her Outstanding Achievement

25th February 2019

Active is celebrating the start of another successful year, after winning a prestigious award at the inaugural Yorkshire Financial Awards. The firm was shortlisted in six categories, both as a…

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.

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…

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…