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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is taking action to tackle harm in the consumer investments market, as data published today shows it has stopped 1 in 4 firms from entering this market. The FCA is also urging consumers to be InvestSmart and ScamSmart, following an increase in the number of scam

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From today new restrictions will apply to claims management companies (CMCs) to prevent them from charging excessive fees to consumers owed compensation from financial services firms. Under new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules in force from today, the maximum consumers can be charged will dep

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PwC Canada has been fined over $900,000 by Canadian and US accounting regulators over exam cheating involving 1,100 of its auditors. The Canadian Public Accountability Board and the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board found that PwC had failed to notice that staff were sharing answers in ex

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Adrian Chiles has won a seven-year battle with HMRC over a £1.7 million tax bill for his broadcasting work. A first-tier tax tribunal ruled that Chiles was right to organise his financial affairs through his company, Basic Broadcasting, and was not in effect an employee of the BBC and ITV.

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HMRC has launched more than 20 criminal investigations involving crypto assets as it tries to defend itself against its rising crime levels encouraged by the unregulated market. The Daily Telegraph has reported that the tax authority is investigating a rising number of tax fraud and tax evasion case

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has secured changes to potentially unfair and unclear terms in the contracts of Clearpay, Klarna, Laybuy and Openpay. The FCA was concerned there was a potential risk of harm to consumers as a result of the way some of the firm’s terms were drafted.

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The Financial Reporting Council FRC has outlined its preliminary thoughts to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) on the prototypes published by the Technical Readiness Working Group to support the development of International Sustainability Standards. The FRC has said it strongly

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The UK Government has been urged to intervene in the row over the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) choosing to keep fines levied against KPMG over the cheating of Silentnight pensioners.

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Big Four firm PwC is being investigated by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its audits of construction firms Kier and Galliford Try. The initiation of these investigations takes the number of probes into the firm to seven. The FRC was already scrutinising PwC's audits of Eddie Stobart, BT,

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Richard Lloyd has been selected as interim chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) while the Treasury searches for Chris Randell's permanent successor. Aidene Walsh will act as interim chair of the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) from 1 April 2022.

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During a session of the Joint Executive Committee (JEC) with the chief decretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke, finance secretary Kate Forbes outlined some of the challenges needing to be addressed as part of the forthcoming joint review of the Scottish Fiscal Framework. Chairing the meeting in Londo

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The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has written to digital bank Monzo about a breach of the Retail Banking Market Investigation Order 2017 in relation to the bank's monthly maximum charge. This requires banks and building societies to specify, for each Personal Current Account (PCA) product

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