Our Thoughts: Page 4

Negative interest rates – what would they mean for the UK consumer?

3rd November 2020

With our Paul Gibson, Director & Chartered Financial Planner What would negative interest rates mean for the UK consumer?  UK banks received a letter from the Bank of England (BoE)…

Savings shake up another blow for ‘cash’ savers

12th October 2020

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

Using a financial adviser can improve emotional wellbeing

8th October 2020

With Claire Davison, Independent Financial Adviser According to recent research by Royal London Insurance, professional financial advice delivers much more than just financial benefits. It suggests those who take advice…

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…

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.

Welcoming another experienced client support manager to the team

27th September 2021

So happy to welcome another experienced client support manager as part of our ongoing growth and development programme. Rebekah Thorpe joins the firm following three and a half years at…

Active: raising the bar

21st September 2021

When times are good, it’s relatively easy to be a financial planner, with very few clients ever challenging the service that they pay for.  However, when times are tough –…

Paul’s £6k finish line

20th September 2021

Nine long days away from his family; cycling over 100 miles a day, cold nights spent alone in a tent and a nasty collision with the back end of a…