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What is the FCA ‘perimeter’ and why is it important?

This week the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its first ‘Perimeter Report’. What is it all about, and why does it matter to Compliance teams? What is the FCA perimeter? It is the term used for the boundary between what the FCA does and does not regulate. The perimeter determines which firms require FCA [...]

June 28th, 2019|Compliance|0 Comments

How to ensure board members are well-prepared for meetings

Best practice board meetings are an art. Here, we examine the strategies you can use to ensure your meetings are well-run, and all your directors are well-prepared. How can you make sure your directors are fully prepped for meetings, so the meeting itself is a good use of time? Why is meeting preparation so [...]

June 26th, 2019|general|0 Comments

Treating Customers Fairly

The principle of Treating Customers Fairly or “TCF” is laid out in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sourcebook and must be supported by all regulated firms. It states that firms “must pay due regard to the interests of its customers and treat them fairly”. The 6 Outcomes of Treating Customers Fairly The FCA has [...]

June 25th, 2019|general|0 Comments

Financial promotion – topics

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has seen examples where a number of firms are not following advertising rules. Misleading Financial Promotion for Over 50s Life Cover The FCA financial promotions team have seen promotions for Life Policies for the over-50s where they believe consumers could be misled into thinking they are buying a policy [...]

June 24th, 2019|general|0 Comments

How much time do you waste on marketing admin?

Admin. The bane of the Marketing Manager’s life. Administration in marketing can take many forms. You may spend a lot of time producing manual reports for your leadership team. You might tear your hair out about managing suppliers – agencies, printers – and the admin involved in working with them. You probably spend a [...]

June 21st, 2019|general|0 Comments