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TSB to face regulatory scrutiny over tech failure

TSB will be investigated by the FCA over the failed April launch of its computer system which left 1.9 million people without online banking access. Some of TSB’s five million customers are still experiencing problems after it moved to a system run by the bank’s Spanish owner Sabadell more than six weeks ago. TSB chief […]

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Former FSA chief Sants to chair new guidance body

 Former Financial Services Authority chief executive Hector Sants has scooped the prized role of chairing the Government’s new single financial guidance body. While no public announcement has been made, Sants is listed as chair in government vacancy listings for further non-executive directors at the organisation, which will merge the Money Advice Service, The Pensions […]

Compliance tip: Responding to the FCA’s Business Plan 

The FCA’s Business Plan and accompanying sector views provide the industry with valuable insight into the regulator’s concerns and areas of focus for the year ahead. But how can firms ensure they respond appropriately? Do not view your sector in isolation: Firms can no longer afford to look at their sector in isolation. As well as […]

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Investment Uncovered: Newton Investment Management on the emerging markets revolution

Newton Investment Management’s Robert Marshall-Lee: ‘If we have a trade war, you’ll have a recession everywhere’ Looking into the future does not always have to be about making predictions. This is the thinking behind Robert Marshall-Lee and his team at Newton Investment Management when targeting returns of companies. For a concentrated emerging market fund, the […]

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Time is ticking – making the most of IHT exemptions

As tax year end is almost upon us, have your clients made the most of their inheritance tax (IHT) exemptions? Did you know your clients can give as many individuals as they please £250 each. As long as the gift doesn’t exceed this amount (even by a £1) it doesn’t count in their inheritance tax […]

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