There are 17 item(s) tagged with the keyword "FCA".

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1. EU rule could cause trouble for IFAs

Sadly, we are now at the end of the summer holidays, so it is time to brush off the sand and pack away the sun cream.

Tags: FCA, Ken Davy, GDPR
By Ken Davy
2. Revised managers' regime will uncover 'reckless and criminal' firms

The Financial Conduct Authority’s extension of the senior managers’ regime will help weed out “reckless and criminal firms”, financial adviser support firm SimplyBiz Group says.

Tags: FCA
3. Liz Coyle: Liberté! Fraternité! FCA!

Brexit means an awful lot is up in the air but, says Liz Coyle, it is worth summarising what we do know will be happening to UK financial services regulation over the next few years as a result of changes to EU legislation

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4. "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
5. The new HMRC Trust Registration Service - what advisers need to know

The new HMRC Trust Registration Service - what advisers need to know

Tags: FCA, Compliance, HMRC
6. Update on Equity Release qualification and permission

Towards the close of 2016, the FCA released a Consultation Paper (CP16/24) looking at the possibility of investment and pension firms without mortgage permissions being able to advise on the equity release market provided they had an adviser who passed either a standalone qualification or a top-up to existing pension and investment qualifications.

Tags: FCA, Compliance, Equity Release
7. Aileen Lynch: Changes to FCA debt counselling permissions

On 20 March, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) produced a regulatory publication to inform firms that held 'debt counselling' activity they are likely to hold the incorrect limitation, writes Aileen Lynch.

Tags: FCA
8. "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
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. Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing ineffective disclosure requirements in our Handbook

In October last year, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) produced policy statement PS16/23, ‘Smarter Consumer Communications: Removing ineffective disclosure requirements in our Handbook’, which outlined a number of changes it would be making surrounding communications.

Tags: FCA
By Liz Coyle

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Colin Kent 
Capitas IFA Services Ltd

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SimplyBiz Mortgages unveils portfolio review facility with Uinsure

March 22, 2018

In conjunction with Uinsure, SimplyBiz Mortgages has launched a portfolio review service for its members.

To use the new service, members send an email across to a dedicated email address (containing their client’s buy-to-let portfolio and current insurance renewal dates) and one of Uinsure’s regional development managers will contact them to outline the general insurance options available.

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Tom Hegarty and Ian McKenna confirmed to speak at PA360

March 16, 2018

Tom Hegarty of the New Model Business Academy and Ian McKenna of TRC are among the latest personalities confirmed as speakers at Professional Adviser's inaugural PA360 event next month.

Taking place at The Brewery in central London on 24 April, this exciting all-day event will offer a comprehensive 360-degree view of financial advice, with an unmissable line-up of dynamic speakers.


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"Waving the flag for the future of financial advice'

March 14, 2018

Helping young people grow and develop their careers is a responsibility I believe falls to us all. The recent National Apprenticeship Week, offered an opportunity to not only promote the option of apprenticeships to young people and employers, but also to celebrate the positive impact these schemes have already achieved.

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SimplyBiz Mortgages adds Masthaven to panel

March 12, 2018

Masthaven is the latest lender to join SimplyBiz Mortgages' lender panel.

From today, all SimplyBiz Mortgages members will have direct access to Masthaven’s specialist residential product range and will be able to offer the bank’s first and second charge lending products.

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