Monday, July 6, 2020
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.
New research published by FE fundinfo shows that the financial advice industry grew in 2019 despite rising costs and increasing regulatory requirements. The research reports that 79% of financial advisors surveyed saw an increase...
It has been a roller-coaster few weeks for Zoom, the video conferencing platform. At the end of last year, the company had 10m users, in the post-COVID-19 world, it has racked up 200m daily users.

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