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.
Extending the Senior Managers and Certification Regime
26th July 2017
Chairman Mark Davies summaries the Senior Managers and Certification Regime and explains what this means for financial services businesses.
Are firms ready for the PPI deadline and equipped to manage the increased volume of enquiries?
28th June 2017
Grovelands CEO, Ben Wilson, summaries the changes to PPI rules and provides an update about We Fight Any Claim’s application to the High Court for a judicial review.
PPI Time Bar and Plevin Update
3rd March 2017
Grovelands’ CEO, Ben Wilson, provides a quick update about the FCA’s final PPI rules.