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The UK’s new, empowered audit watchdog will not be launched until April 2023 despite business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng’s pledge to prioritise reforming the sector after a series of accountancy scandals.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report on change and innovation in the unsecured consumer credit market following a Review by its former interim chief executive, Christopher Woolard CBE. The Woolard Review sets out how regulation can better support a healthy market for unsecure

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has asked banks and lenders to reconsider branch closures during the current coronavirus crisis. The watchdog has said banks should consider the impact of bank closures on customers and said that where they are unable to meet the expectations of its Principles F

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have issued a joint statement reminding companies that extended financial information timelines continue to apply. Public policy interventions made in 2020 provided more time for the work necessary to ensure that publish

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The limit on a single contactless card payment could more than double from the current £45 limit to £100. Earlier this month, Scottish Financial News reported that UK banks were pushing the Treasury to increase the limit. Industry experts urged that raising the cap to £100 cou

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published proposals to introduce a price cap on the fees claims management companies (CMCs) charge their customers in relation to claims for financial products and services. Some consumers currently pay fees of more than 40% of the redress they receive. The

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed the ways in which it currently works to protect consumers from investment harm by stopping and disrupting potentially harmful firms and activities. In a report issued today, the FCA has highlighted the action it has taken during the first ten m

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Quilter CEO Paul Feeney as the chair of its independent Practitioner Panel. Paul will take up the post from 1 January 2021, succeeding Tulsi Naidu, CEO of Zurich UK. He has been a member of the panel since 2015.

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation on the proposed revision of the standards for an audit firm’s responsibilities to design, implement and operate a system of quality management. The FRC proposes to adopt International Standard on Quality Management (UK) 1 Qualit

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