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Meet Rob Holding – The City and Capital Group’s Head of Acquisitions and Senior Executive Headhunter

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. This month we’re finding out more about our financial services consultant and head of acquisitions, Rob Holding. He loves recruiting new people and helping companies to acquire or sell their business, and reveals that if he had a superpower it would be invisibility.

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The five things you need to know about a career in financial planning

Victoria Hicks, our director, recently delved into the world of financial planning and shared the top five things you need to know about a career in this sector. If you missed the insightful feature in Finance Monthly, you can catch up on it in full here…

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The City & Capital Group celebrates growth with recruitment and relocation

In the wake of the launch of a brand-new division, West Yorkshire-based The City & Capital Group is celebrating an increase in demand with four new appointments and a move to a much larger office.

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Setting up a junior ISA for your children

A junior ISA is a popular savings choice for children, as it means that our little ones can save for the years ahead without being taxed. So, why not set one up now and begin planning for your youngster’s future?

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The City & Capital Group to offer advice to Greenhead College students

Director of The City & Capital Group Acquisitions, Victoria Hicks, is set to share some of her life experiences – and advice – with students at Huddersfield’s Greenhead College. Her talk will explain how to get into the finance industry and build a career in this male-dominated space. Unveiled in conjunction with the new academic year.

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Meet Frankie Johnson – The City & Capital Group’s Financial Services Consultant

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. This month we’re finding out more about Frankie Johnson, our financial services consultant, who specialises in headhunting for key positions within the business.

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Yorkshire Times 10 in 10

Our director, Victoria Hicks, recently took part in The Yorkshire Times’ 10 in 10 feature, where the publication delved into what her role involves, her favourite place to relax in Yorkshire, as well as what makes The City and Capital Group special. If you missed it, catch up on it here… 

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Adult childcare credit

Today is Financial Awareness Day (August 14th), and we thought, what better way to celebrate, than to provide you with some top tips around adult childcare credits?!

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Meet Emily Simpkin – The City and Capital Group’s Financial Services Consultant

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. This month we’re getting to know our financial services consultant, Emily Simpkin. Here she reveals she likes to spend her weekends with her adorable dog Charlie. 

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Are all networks created equally?

Here at The City & Capital Group, we have recently spent a lot of time researching some of the different financial advisory networks, and our results would suggest that not all of them are created equally! This is why we’ve created a short survey for network members, and we’d be incredibly grateful if you could spare just five minutes to complete it.

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Meet Tom Bagley – The City & Capital Group’s Director of Operations

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. This month we’re getting to know our director of operations, Tom Bagley. He reveals he spends his weekends celebrating/mourning the football results!

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Setting up a pension for your child

Our managing director, Victoria Hicks, recently spoke with MMB Magazine about how and why setting up a pension for your child may be appropriate.

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New financial advisory acquisition firm vows to challenge industry norms

A new firm set to disrupt the traditional stereotypes surrounding how Financial Advisory (FA) acquisition brokers work, has been established in West Yorkshire. Already shaking up the headhunting scene, Leeds-headquartered City & Capital Group aims to revolutionise the business model of the modern finance marketplace even further.

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Why are business owners really selling up?

Financial advisers aren’t just selling to retire anymore. Recently, we have been hearing a variety of reasons for business owners wanting to sell – or at least keeping all options open. So,  here are our top five reasons firms are considering a sale in 2019...

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Meet Stuart Hicks –The City & Capital Group’s Managing Director

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. Next up it’s our managing director, Stuart Hicks! Here he reveals he’s a die-hard Spurs fan, and his claim to fame is that he’s starred in some award-winning films…

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Meet Victoria Hicks – The City & Capital Group’s Director

The headcount at City & Capital Group HQ has certainly grown over the past 12 months. Without our team we simply wouldn’t be where we are today, so in this new blog series we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on each member, to find out a little more about them. First up is our director, Vicki Hicks! Here she reveals that she would nominate her husband Stu for an award, and she’s actually a celebrated actress…

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Change in control – our key takeaways from the FCA Supervision Review

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) must approve a purchase before it can be finalised – this includes having processes and a plan in place, to ensure a smooth transition for acquired clients and firms. Therefore, we think it’s really important to get under the skin of the buyer – to make sure no stone has been left unturned – and that all appropriate documentation has been implemented, to make the FCA approval process easier.

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