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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed banning debt packager firms from being paid to refer customers on to other firms. Debt packagers are regulated providers of debt advice, who refer customers on to other providers of debt solutions. They rely on income from referral fees paid by thes

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Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has been slapped with a financial sanction of nearly £720,000 in connection with failings in its audits of Interserve. Interserve, a major outsourcing company, went into administration in 2019 after financial restructuring plans drawn up by the company’s l

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Sophisticated investors and pension funds are among those who will have access to new types of investment opportunities following changes made by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA has confirmed that it will be taking forward proposals to create a new type of open-ended investment fund w

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Charles Randell has asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to commence the process to appoint his successor as chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR). Mr Randell plans to step down in Spring 2022.

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David Costley-Wood, the former head of KPMG Manchester restructuring, "advanced an untruthful defence" at a disciplinary hearing into KPMG's misconduct in the sale of Silentnight, according to the Financial Reporting Council's (FRC) Independent Disciplinary Tribunal. Last month, KPMG was fined

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has said that listed companies must be more transparent about their use of alternative performance measures such as "underlying profits" and "core operations." This comes after a new review by the watchdog which revealed that listed firms needed to be more open

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined accountancy firm Grant Thornton more than £2.3 million for failings and a 'serious lack of competence' in its audits of restaurant chain Patisserie Valerie. Patisserie Valerie collapsed in January 2019 as allegations of fraud encompassed the comp

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a new strategy aimed at giving consumers the confidence to invest, supported by a high-quality, affordable advice market, which should lead to fewer people being scammed or persuaded to invest in products too risky for their needs. The consumer inv

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published draft guidance on a new power that allows it to move faster to remove regulatory permissions that are no longer being used by financial services firms. Incorrect or outdated permissions on the Financial Services (FS) Register can mislead consumers

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The Strathclyde Pension Fund has been approved as a signatory to the Financial Reporting Council’s UK Stewardship Code. The UK Stewardship Code is renowned globally as a best-practice benchmark in investment stewardship, and comprises a list of principles for asset managers, owners and service

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