At Freeths we have been supporting funeral plan providers in preparing for regulation, with funeral plan providers becoming regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority from 29 July 2022. Regulation has been looming for the sector since the government Call for Input in 2018, which arose from the demand for funeral plans growing significantly in recent […]
The biggest changes are coming to the consumer credit industry since the FCA took over the regulation of the sector from the OFT in 2014. The sector is by far the largest that the FCA supervises in terms of the number of firms (around 40,000 firms), which will only increase when its remit extends to […]
It has been coming since the Woolard Review – the UK Government has consulted and now released its response on how it will regulate the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sector. Consumer credit is already by far the largest sector that the FCA supervises in terms of the number of firms (around 40,000 firms), which […]
It is now more than two years since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of national lockdowns, forcing thousands of businesses to close their doors across the country. This led to significant numbers of claims being made against business interruption policies, which many policyholders anticipated would provide them with cover and financial […]
Following the launch of a discussion paper by the UK financial services regulators, Kevin Poulter joined Michelle Dewberry last week on GB News to discuss the slow progress of diversity in the sector and steps being considered to promote change. The paper, Diversity and inclusion in the financial sector – working together to drive […]
Oxford & Thames Valley webinar: Snakes and Ladders – strategies for the corporate ups and downs In this webinar, we look at those issues most pressing to UK corporates right now in their aim to remain competitive. From employment to property, from finance and banking to M&A, including strategies to ensure a robust business, […]
In the second of our national Snakes & Ladders webinars, we look at those issues most pressing to UK corporates right now in their aim to remain competitive. From employment to property, from finance and banking to M&A, including strategies to ensure a robust business, we invite you to hear our experts talk about real […]
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