Our Thoughts: Page 8

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…

Is Ethical Investing becoming main stream?

1st October 2019

With Andrew Gilmore, Chartered Financial Planner* There are a growing number of people in society today that have a real focus on our environment, sustainability, and the moral decisions taken…

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…

Paul & Andy’s night ride for the British Heart Foundation

23rd September 2019

Active's Paul Gibson and Andy Mitchell are taking on another cycling challenge for charity this October.  This time the guys are cycling from Manchester to Blackpool, throughout the night to…

Karl Pemberton appointed chair of new IoD Tees Valley branch

22nd July 2019

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has named our own Karl Pemberton, Managing Director as chair of its newly-formed North-East (South) branch. Karl’s career began at Yorkshire Bank in 1995, where…

Eight Key Reasons why women need to consider pension advice

22nd July 2019

Here our Liza Pontone, Chartered Financial Planner and recently appointed Ambassador for the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Insuring Women’s Futures programme explains why women who are drawing near to retirement…

Active named one of the North East’s best places to work

24th June 2019

We are celebrating again after being named by The Journal as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in the North East for 2019. A range of organisations from…

More exams success for Active Chartered Financial Planners

17th June 2019

June got off to an excellent start at Active as three members of the team passed more Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) qualifications. Independent Financial Adviser Emma Cherrington (pictured above, left)…

Liza Pontone takes on women’s ambassador role in prestigious professional organisation

11th June 2019

Our Liza Pontone will be helping women across the region to improve the way they manage their investments and pensions after becoming a women’s ambassador for the Chartered Insurance Institute…

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.

Spreading a little Active Spirit this Christmas

29th November 2021

We are so happy to spread some Active spirit among two Teesside charities by donating food and gifts this Christmas. For the past five years the team have donated money…

New legislation to protect pension savers from scammers

18th November 2021

A new law is being introduced to help protect pension savers from fraudsters.  The legislation, which was passed on 8th November gives pension trustees and scheme managers the power to…

Active successfully renews Pension Transfer Gold Standard

9th November 2021

We are thrilled to have successfully renewed the Pension Transfer Gold Standard for another year. The gold standard, delivered by the Personal Finance Society (PFS) is a voluntary code of…