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FSA handbook to be rewrittenThe Treasury
review of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 will lead to a
rewriting of the FSA handbook. The FSA will reduce the size of the
handbook while retaining consumer safeguards. It will also issue
around 10 guides in the next year. The FSA handbook website is also being updated.


David Severn – from the regulator to the relegated REGULATED

David Severn was head of the policy division at the PIA and has been at the FSA since its inception, occupying the same role although his title has changed during that period. He is currently head of retail investments policyJanuary 2001FSA proposes widening customer product choice. A review of polarisation headed by Severn is launched […]

Hanging on the telephone

Think about this one. How many times do you phone a lender and it takes five minutes to get through?How many times do you phone a lender and you are given about five options to get through to the right department?I have now worked out that for placing new business, you have to call on […]

Keep the watchdog at bay

We all have to be responsible for our actions in life. Well almost all, two related groups appear to have the ability to make irresponsible decisions without fear of being called to account. I refer, of course, to the FSA and the Financial Ombudsman Service.


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