Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Just under half of UK adults, aged 18 or over display at least one characteristic of vulnerability. That's according to the findings of the FCA's Financial Lives Survey and it equates to 24.1m consumers.
A new report published by the City of London Corporation and Innovate Finance in partnership with EY has recommended urgent action be taken if the UK is to ensure the continued success of the fintech sector.
Following its decision to ban the marketing of so-called 'speculative mini-bonds' to retail consumers, the FCA has announced that the ban will now stand permanently. The FCA has said that firms will not be...
Provider of support, software and data to the financial services sector, SimplyBiz Group has announced the launch of a new 'hub', aimed at supporting vulnerable clients. The new hub, which will provide training, guidance...
The FCA has today announced that it is banning contingent charging in relation to defined benefit (DB) pension advice in order to reduce conflicts of interest in the market. Following the announcement, technology firm,...
Mortgage Advice Bureau was the big winner at the eleventh Financial Reporter Awards, picking up three awards in addition to founder and CEO, Peter Brodnicki receiving the outstanding achievement award. Mortgage Advice Bureau, a...
Our ongoing analysis of Google's recently announced core algorithm update has shown a number of financial services brands and websites that have either gained or lost search traffic in the past days. The core...
Google has said that its second core algorithm update of 2020, its first since January, is rolling out now. Google has said that the update will take between one and two weeks to fully roll out.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its data on complaints made relating to the firms it regulates for the second half of 2019. Monitoring this data is important for financial brands and the...
Google Ads advertisers will soon be required to provide identity verification in order to use the service. The move has been billed as an initiative to provide greater transparency behind ads shown to users of Google's products.

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