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‘Fairer Finance For All’: The FCA Drastically Reforms Overdraft Charges

The UK Financial Conduct Authority are looking to drastically reform overdrafts in banks and building societies. The new rules, which will come into effect...

FCA Complaints Report: Customer Engagement Key Differentiator For Banks As Total...

Statistics from the recent FCA complaints handling report show that the total redress paid to consumers was £2.26 billion, a 12% (£216 million) increase...

How is the Forex Market Regulated?

Forex is short for foreign exchange, this being the financial market where currencies are bought and sold. It works according to many of the...

Cyber-attacks Rise over 80% Against Financial Services Last Year, Says FCA

Earlier this week, it was announced that the number of cyber-attacks against financial services companies reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has risen by...

The FCA on Social Media

Social media is fast becoming a dominating force online, helping both individuals and businesses gain the attention they need and/or want. For businesses who...

Guide to FCA and Social Media for Investing and Trading

Financial activities are conducted under strict guidelines, both online and offline. Considering the free nature of the internet, particularly on social media, communication can...

Financial Finks: Ratting out to Regulators

The investigations into alleged FOREX rate rigging have taken a new twist with revelations that investigators planted informants in various banks and convinced them...

FCA sets outlines for social media-based financial promotions

   Financial promotions over social media platforms are a matter of much contemplation since the past few months. While more companies want to take advantage...

FCA Seeks to Clarify what Constitutes Retail Investment Advice in the...

Does new guidance consultation paper raise more queries than it seeks to solve?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently consulting on guidance to clarify...

How the UK’s financial service sector is responding to the new...

The reputation of the UK financial services industry has taken something of a battering in the post-financial crisis years, with the LIBOR scandal, the...
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