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Bank of England Base Rate is on the rise, so what’s the logic behind it?

12th August 2018

With Chartered Financial Planner, Andrew Gilmore. In March 2009, the Bank of England reduced the base interest rate to 0.5%, the lowest rate in nearly 300 years. We saw a…

Lifting the trophy – more exams success!

30th July 2018

Active Chartered Financial Planners are celebrating after a number of the team gained new qualifications, with one person achieving the highly coveted Chartered status. The firm, which was named North…

Setting my sights high by tackling Mt Kilimanjaro for the second time!

17th July 2018

In just 4 weeks’ time (15th August),  I’m aiming to reconquer Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - despite vowing never to return! Having suffered severe altitude sickness on a previous fundraising…

We’re on the ball – Active celebrates yet another record year!

16th July 2018

We are thrilled to have delivered strong results for the financial year ending March 2018. Highlights of the year-end report include: An increase in the total turnover of over 7%…

Setting the sights high – Karl Pemberton to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro for the second time for MIND and GEM Appeal

16th July 2018

In just 4 weeks’ time (15th August),  Karl Pemberton (Active Chartered Financial Planners) MD is aiming to reconquer Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania - despite vowing never to return! Having suffered…

Three years on from Pension Freedoms…. What do we know?

16th July 2018

Back in 2015 when pension freedom reforms were introduced, there were predictions that people would use their entire retirement pot and we would have a spate of ‘Lamborghini’ pensioners.  We…

National recognition for Active’s very own Three Lionesses

2nd July 2018

More celebrations here at Active House after three members of the team were nominated for prestigious industry awards. Chartered Financial Planner Liza Pontone and Independent Financial Adviser Emma Cherrington (nee…

Active Chartered Financial Planners competes for national Employer of the Year award

23rd April 2018

Active Chartered Financial Planners is hoping to bring home a trophy in the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) national awards. The Stockton-based firm, which has held the coveted ‘Chartered’ status…

Are you Active’s next Financial Planner?

5th April 2018

Do you consider yourself a leading Financial Planner? Are you Chartered or on your way to being Chartered? Would you like to work for the North East's Employer of the…

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.

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…