The FCA Assures Firms About Asset Management Regulation
13th November 2017
Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision at the FCA gave a speech to explain how the FCA will work with the Asset Management Industry.
FCA Complaints Data Shows 1.5% of Firms Receive 97% of All Complaints
1st November 2017
The FCA has recently published its biannual complaints data for the first half of 2017. In this article we dissect where these have come from & how firms have dealt with them.
FCA’s Ageing Population Project asks for More Inclusion in Financial Services
17th October 2017
The FCA’s Occasional Paper identified that older consumers are at risk of being excluded from some services, we explore how firms can better serve these consumers.
Avoiding FCA Reprimand is a Big Job for Senior Management but Not Impossible
3rd October 2017
One of the biggest legal cases in FS recently, was the FCA’s decision to ban Standard Financial Group Ltd’s CEO from the field and fine him a whopping £86,691, find out what went wrong.
FCA Reports a 190% Decrease in Fines Since 2014
28th September 2017
The FCA have reported a growing downwards trend in the amount of fines being imposed between 2014 and 2017. Could this change soon?
Hasta La Vista PPI Claims! The FCA Launches Arnie Ad to Good Reception
19th September 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched their much-awaited TV advert recently and talk of its quirky content has already spread across the internet.
A Busy Month of Financial Services Recruitment for Grovelands
14th September 2017
It was a busy month in August for Grovelands and we’ve been on the hunt for a much higher number of financial services professionals than usual to fill contract and permanent roles for our clients.
3 Ways Car Insurance Claims May Soon Be Changing
12th September 2017
From changes in the Ogden rate to fraudulent claims, it looks like business may be on the up, or down, then maybe up again, for at least the next few months.
Skilled Persons Review (S.166): What is it and How to Prepare for it?
5th September 2017
Skilled Persons Reviews, also known as a Section 166, are used by the FCA and PRA to gather information on financial service firms.
PPI Deadline Encourages Firms to Keep Improving
29th August 2017
Since the decision to set a two-year deadline for consumers to receive refunds from banks over mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance, we have seen a surge in new claims, but what exactly will that mean for business and how can we continue to improve processes for consumers?
Investigating the Growth of Challenger Banks
22nd August 2017
The news is rife with information about ‘challenger banks’ and how they are currently overtaking the big household names in banking. Read Mark’s latest blog to find out if this growth will continue.
Rise of the Machines
3rd August 2017
FCA will review the suitability of Personal Contract Purchase (PCP), with a focus on 4 key elements. Mark Davies explores this topic in his latest blog.