Liz Field

Liz Field
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Liz Field: FCA must make providing advice more affordable

In early May, the FCA announced a further review of the RDR and Financial Advice Market Review (the third since 2015) accompanied by a Call for Input. We support the general consensus that the introduction of RDR, in particular, has had a positive impact on standards of professionalism. However, it has also had the effect […]

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Liz Field: What does the future hold for regulation?

The FCA currently faces multiple challenges. Brexit remains a primary focus due to the protracted preparations for a new regulatory relationship with the European Union, while the December rollout of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime means that corporate culture and governance also stand front and centre. Alongside this, technological change, innovation and the use […]

Pimfa: Diversity is vital to attracting talent

Diversity and inclusion are a key issue for the financial services sector. Not only does getting it right positively impact the bottom line, but it affects the perception of our industry, which is vital given our need to attract talent. McKinsey’s 2018 Delivering Through Diversity report found companies in the top 25 per cent for […]

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Pimfa: Regulation changes bring chance for more diversity

Following the parliamentary review of the financial services sector resulting from the 2008 financial crisis, the government looked to replace the existing UK Approved Persons Regime with one more focused on senior managers and individual responsibility. The result was the creation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime which, for banks, building societies, credit unions […]