Our Thoughts: Page 3

How will businesses bounce back from Covid?

15th July 2020

Our director & chartered financial planner, Paul Gibson recently chatted to Tees Business about the current Covid crisis and how ours and others businesses in Teesside will bounce back TB:…

Welcoming clients back to Active House as lockdown eases

6th July 2020

At Active we welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement last month that lockdown rules are easing. The introduction of a “1 metre plus” rule, which replaces the “2 metre rule” in…

Key points for investors in a post Covid-19 world

2nd June 2020

With Andrew Gilmore, Chartered Financial Planner Life has changed dramatically for us all in the last two months or so. Whilst minor amendments are being made to restrictions, it does…

Taking the first steps to re-open Active House

1st June 2020

At Active we are supporting the government’s plans to help businesses get back to work by beginning to relax lockdown measures and allow staff to return to work at Active…

Team Active rallies to support local charities during lockdown

1st June 2020

As a firm, Active are proud Patrons of The Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation (MTPF) and Corporate Partner of The High Tide Foundation. Such is our drive to give back,…

Active’s Rachel uses lockdown time to achieve top qualification

4th May 2020

Rachel McCulloch, executive support manager is celebrating after successfully completing her Chartered Management Institution (CMI) qualification while working from home during the current lockdown. Rachel joins many other chartered individuals…

An expert view on investments and market stability

7th April 2020

With Director & Independent Financial Adviser Karl Nendick Since the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016 the main topic at client review meetings has been Brexit.  However,…

Why protecting your income is more important than ever

6th April 2020

With Joe Carey, Independent Financial Adviser After spending a fortnight in ‘self-isolation’ with my wife and new born daughter in our own little bubble (on paternity leave), my first day…

Trying to work from home? Me too!

3rd April 2020

With Active's Marketing Manager, Ruth Conner* If like so many of us you suddenly find yourself working from home, you may be sharing very similar struggles to me.  Hearing 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.

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…