There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "FSCS".

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1. A New Year message from Ken Davy

SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy provides an update on the year ahead, regulation, our services, and his campaign to reform the FSCS funding system. 

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, 2018, Regulation, Referrals
2. "FSCS funding should be fair and affordable"

Rather than making a knee-jerk rejection, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) should follow Aegon UK’s lead by focussing on fairness and affordability when considering the latest Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) funding proposals.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
By Ken Davy
3. "Times change, but savings advice is still needed"

One of the most notable years for me was 1963. Jennifer and I had just bought our first house for the princely sum of £1,400, which back then seemed an awful lot of money.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, FCA
4. "Scottish Widows addresses FSCS funding issue"

As regular readers of this column will know, I have campaigned for more than two decades for the regulator to radically change how the FSCS is funded.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
5. "Three cheers for FAMR one year on"

Regulator released Financial Advice Market Review recommendations and updates on progress

Tags: Ken Davy, FAMR, FCA, FSCS
By Ken Davy
6. 'Platforms should contribute to FSCS levy' - Ken Davy

Ken Davy has called on platforms to contribute to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme's (FSCS) levy alongside advisers, in response to the regulator's consultation on the scheme's funding system.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
By Ken Davy
7. Davy: providers should pay lion's share of FSCS fees

Product providers should contribute most of the running costs of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Ken Davy has said.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
By Ken Davy
8. "To boldly go where no robot has gone before"

I am sure Star Trek would have flopped had it just been a bunch of robots exploring the galaxies; it needed great characters to bring it alive for its followers.

Tags: Ken Davy, robo-advice, FSCS
By Ken Davy
9. "Singing loudly over FSCS funding consultation"

In 1959, It’s Now or Never was a massive hit for Elvis Presley, selling more than 5m records and it is no exaggeration to say that it is now or never for you to have your say on how the FSCS is funded.

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS, FCA
By Ken Davy
10. "The thorny issue of picking a finance body name"

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote the immortal line: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  

Tags: Ken Davy, FSCS
By Ken Davy

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SimplyBiz Group Chairman, Ken Davy provides an update on the year ahead, regulation, our services, and his campaign to reform the FSCS funding system. 

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