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Viva Retirement Solutions are 10 Years Old!



Viva Retirement Solutions are proud to have reached our 10 year anniversary, having started with just two advisers and are now currently at 17! You can meet all our team members here. We recently celebrated with an event at The Sunborn Yacht Hotel where we were able to bring together our team members from across the UK as well as many of the major players in the equity release industry.


During this 10 year period, Viva have arranged 1,669 plans, released over £200m of initial funds and have put in place over £52m of drawdown facilities.


Viva are an active member of The Equity Release Council and we have been heavily involved in the Competency Framework and the new 5th standard. Our commitment to driving the equity release market forward is one of the driving forces behind the business.


Here are some of the highlights from the past 10 years:


2013 – Incorporated and first business written and issued

2014 – Finalists at the Equity Release Awards

2015 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards

2016 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, Stonebridge Top Business Partner for Growth

2017 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, Money Facts Highly Commended

2018 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, Money Facts Highly Commended

2019 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards. Nick Craddock, Liz Murley & Shaun Tillyer joined


2020 - Liz Murley appointed to the Equity Release Council


2020 - Join VouchedFor and work with them to create a new category for equity release to recognise its growing importance in the mortgage marketplace

2020 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, Money Facts Highly Commended, Mortgage 1st Winner Best Broker Rob Polworth, Dawn Evans, David Grasham, Robert Walsh & Susan Williams joined

2021 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards Steff Miles & Kerry Quirke joined

2022 - VouchedFor Top Rated Firm


2022 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, Air Best Large Advisory Firm, Stonebridge Best Business Quality. David Cole joined

2023 – Winner at The Equity Release Awards, 10th Anniversary Celebration


2023 - Paul Saroya appointed to new Equity Release Council Standard Committee


2023 - VouchedFor Top Rated Firm for Three consecutive years


We are very proud of all that we have achieved in this 10 year period and look forward to the next 10 years too. During this time, we could only have done this with the fantastic support from all of our customers. You can find out more about what our customers think as we have the past 10 years' worth of testimonials featured on the website too. Take the time to read them, maybe not the whole 10 years!


If you would like to find out more about what makes us different and would like to explore your options with us, please contact us today.


In the meantime, why not find out more about the team to see how they celebrated the 10 years.




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