Most UK consumers 'have reasonable access to cash', FCA & PSR report finds

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) have revealed that most people in the UK have "reasonable access to cash" through a combination of banks, building societies, or Post Office branches and ATMs.

Published 23 July 2021

M&G suspends dealing in its property portfolio

M&G has announced the temporary suspension of trading in its £2.5 billion property portfolio.

Published 5 December 2019

FCA consults on how to extend Senior Managers Regime to benchmark administrators

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a consultation on how to apply the Senior Managers Regime (SMR) to benchmark administrators.

Published 29 November 2019

FCA to ban promotion of speculative mini-bonds to retail consumers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today announced it will ban the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds to retail customers.

Published 26 November 2019

Andrew Bailey says the FCA will continue to support free trade and open global financial markets

Andrew Bailey delivered a speech at the Lord Mayor's City Banquet at Mansion House emphasising that there are strong benefits from free trade and open global financial markets and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will continue to support them.

Published 25 October 2019

We must turn technology against financial crime, says Megan Butler of FCA

Megan Butler, executive director of supervision - investment, wholesale and specialists at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), delivered a speech at the Royal United Services Institute in London.

Published 24 October 2019

Banks swamped with last minute PPI complaints

Data collected by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed that the number of complaints received by regulated firms increased from 3.91m in the second half of 2018 to 4.29m in the first half of 2019.

Published 17 October 2019

Edinburgh-based Sharein plans to expand team by 40

Edinburgh-based fintech company Sharein has revealed plans to expand its staff by 40 over the next year.

Published 14 October 2019

And finally... All that glints is not gold

London-based fintech startup, Glint, has gone into administration.

Published 25 September 2019

Leaked FCA report says RBS 'turned blind eye' to GRG failings

A leaked Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) report says RBS management "turned a blind eye" to failings in its scandal-hit Global Restructuring Group (GRG), the Mail on Sunday reports.

Published 4 December 2017

RBS data protection allegations to be probed

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is facing scrutiny over allegations that it may have breached data protection laws by improperly editing its internal customer records.

Published 28 September 2015

Aberdeen Asset Management acquires Parmenion

Aberdeen Asset Management has confirmed the acquisition of Bristol-based Parmenion Capital Partners LLP and its sister company Self Directed Holdings.

Published 7 September 2015

RBS appoints external advisers in GRG investigation

The Royal Bank of Scotland has reportedly appointed external advisers to assist an investigation into its historic treatment of small business customers.

Published 23 July 2015

HBOS collapse report may be delayed to 2016

MPs have been advised that a 500-page report into the collapse of Scottish bank HBOS has been delayed, possibly delaying it being published until 2016.

Published 22 July 2015

UK: FCA expected to deliver biggest-ever fine to Barclays

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is expected to issue Barclays with its biggest-ever fine as part of the penalties meted out to banks involved in a currency rigging scandal.

Published 18 May 2015