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3 10, 2019

Black History Month

October 3rd, 2019|CAP|0 Comments

Black History Month – Offensive depictions of race in adverts. Black History Month (BHM) in October each year celebrates and reflects on the history of black people and recognises their contribution and achievements to British society and the world in general. BHM was first officially celebrated in the UK in 1987 when it was [...]

3 10, 2019

International Day of Older Persons 2019

October 3rd, 2019|CAP|0 Comments

One of the primary aims of the International Day of Older Persons 2019, which took place on 1 October, is to assist in “changing negative narratives and stereotypes involving "old age." The need to tackle this issue is backed by an Age UK survey that found that 39% of 55,000 respondents had been shown a [...]

3 10, 2019

Advice on running lotteries and raffles during the festive season

October 3rd, 2019|Gambling|0 Comments

With the festive season approaching the Gambling Commission know many people are looking at ways they can raise money for a charity. Lotteries (including raffles and tombolas) are a popular way of doing this but there are rules on how you can operate them lawfully. So, if you are looking to raise money for [...]

2 10, 2019

SM&CR Solo Regulated FAQ’s

October 2nd, 2019|Compliance|0 Comments

The extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) solo-regulated firms will affect over 45,000 financial companies. But how will the extension impact your firm? In short, every employee at a firm regulated by the FCA will be affected by the regime. The SM&CR is created to hold every one [...]

27 09, 2019

SM&CR and financial promotions

September 27th, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

New conduct rules are coming – what do Marketers need to know? You may be aware of the SM&CR – the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. The regime will apply to all solo-regulated firms (i.e. those regulated by only the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) or Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA))  from 9 December this year. But what [...]

27 09, 2019

London top city for fintech investment

September 27th, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

London overtakes New York to be top city for fintech investment. New research published this week shows that London has overtaken New York as the capital of fintech deals. The report, published by industry body Innovate Finance along with London & Partners, reveals record investment in the UK fintech sector. It also finds that [...]