Recommended

4

Simon Collins: What the FCA has to say about outsourcing

Many businesses use and rely on the services provided by third parties. But while FCA-regulated firms are able to outsource a number of different activities they remain accountable in the  vent something goes wrong. With this in mind, it is imperative a firm conducts thorough due diligence on any service being outsourced, whether it be […]

Business-People-Portfolio-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpg

UK unemployment rate drops to 5.1%

The UK unemployment rate fell to 5.1 per cent between November and January, down from 5.7 per cent a year earlier, new analysis from the Office for National Statistics show. Figures for the three months to January show the total number of people registered as unemployed dropped 28,000 compared to the previous quarter to 1.68 […]

Sue-Lewis-700.jpg

Consumer Panel sets out pension fund reporting standards

The Financial Services Consumer Panel has published a new standard for reporting pension fund charges that it says is quicker and easier to introduce than impending European rules. Providers and asset managers are under growing pressure to boost transparency as result of Mifid II, Priips and the creation of Independent Governance Committees for workplace pensions. The […]

Andrew-Bailey-Conference-Alt-2013-700x450.jpg

BoE slaps down EU regulator on small bank bonus caps

The Bank of England has told the European Banking Authority that its proposed cap on banking bonuses is unfair to small firms. The EBA’s Guidelines on Sound Remuneration Policies, published on 21 December, cap bonuses for firms subject to the Capital Requirements Directive at 100 per cent of an individual’s salary, or 200 per cent […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment