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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning lenders and brokers to stop using misleading terms in their advertising or face regulatory action. The increased cost of living means that more people may take out loans. Marketing that does not give clear information and warnings about the potential

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Foreign secretary Liz Truss has banned Russian businesses from using UK accountants as she announced new sanctions on Russia in wake of its invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions include a ban on services exports to Russia, cutting them off from doing business with UK sectors that are critical to the Ru

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published new research, in conjunction with the UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner and Lancaster University, which has identified significant shortcomings in the quality of companies’ modern slavery reporting. The research looked at a sample of 100 major com

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is using emergency powers to prevent financial advice firms, who advised members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS), from disposing of assets to avoid paying compensation. The FCA has introduced these emergency rules, without consultation, in light of th

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A review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found that challenger banks need to improve how they assess financial crime risk, with some failing to adequately check their customers’ income and occupation. The watchdog found that in some instances, challenger banks did not have financi

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A Glasgow sheriff has refused three appeals under the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 challenging a series of decisions made by the Accountant in Bankruptcy for a man sequestrated in 2018 considering debts said to total over £200,000. It had been determined by the AiB that there was insufficien

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finalised rules requiring listed companies to report information and disclose against targets on the representation of women and ethnic minorities on their boards and executive management, making it easier for investors to see the diversity of their senior l

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