Chancellor George Osborne is delaying the sale of the Government’s £2bn remaining stake in Lloyds Banking Group. Osborne says the recent disruption in the financial markets and slow economic growth are behind the delay. He says “now is not the right time” for any sale and the Government is waiting for a more stable economic […]
Former Ofcom chief executive Ed Richards, who was widely tipped as a preferred candidate to lead the FCA, has ruled himself out of the running for the role. It comes after FCA interim chief executive Tracey McDermott decided she did not want the FCA top job earlier this month. The Telegraph reports several banking executives […]
In this week’s instalment considering the draft clauses from the Finance Bill 2016 most relevant to financial planners I am going to turn my attention to stamp duty and tax administration. As in previous articles in this series, I will break down my consideration into the headings used in the HM Revenue & Customs overview of the […]
While the majority of training should be at the individual job level, there is sometimes a case for a more structured business-wide approach. This can be beneficial in the following circumstances: There are several people who need the same training or development The regulator has set specific standards to be achieved Access is possible to […]
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