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  1. FCA calls on consumers to act now as PPI complaints deadline pressure builds

    PPI Press Releases Published: 17/06/2019 Last modified: 19/06/2019
    As new ads launch today, 90s icon Mr Motivator and personal finance expert Sarah Pennells join ‘Animatronic Arnie’ on FCA’s ‘Pressure’s on Panel’ to help galvanise consumer action The FCA releases latest figures on PPI
  2. FCA publishes final report in relation to RBS GRG

    Press Releases Published: 13/06/2019 Last modified: 13/06/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final report on its investigation in to Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) treatment of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers transferred to its Global Restructuring Group (GRG). This follows the update provided in July 2018 on the investigation. 
  3. FCA publishes final rules on Buy Now Pay Later products

    Press Releases Published: 12/06/2019 Last modified: 12/06/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today confirmed it will introduce new rules in the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) market, saving consumers around £40-60 million a year. The changes, which include banning firms from charging backdated interest on money that has been repaid by the consumer during the BNPL offer period, will be in force by 12...
  4. FCA to host events for British Steel Pension Scheme Members

    Press Releases Published: 07/06/2019 Last modified: 07/06/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to host a series of events for British Steel Pension Scheme Members (BSPS). These are designed to provide information for members concerned about the advice they may have received when they transferred their pension out of the scheme.
  5. FCA confirms biggest shake-up to the overdraft market for a generation

    Press Releases Published: 07/06/2019 Last modified: 07/06/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today confirmed it is introducing reforms to fix a dysfunctional overdraft market. These changes will make overdrafts simpler, fairer, and easier to manage and will protect the millions of consumers that use overdrafts, particularly more vulnerable consumers. The changes represent the biggest overhaul to...
  6. FCA appoints new Chair at the Financial Ombudsman Service

    Press Releases Published: 05/06/2019 Last modified: 05/06/2019
    Baroness Zahida Manzoor CBE has been appointed Chair of the Financial Ombudsman Service. The appointment was made by the FCA Board with the approval of HM Treasury.
  7. The Financial Conduct Authority and the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) agree on closer partnership

    Press Releases Published: 05/06/2019 Last modified: 05/06/2019
    Baroness Zahida Manzoor CBE has been appointed Chair of the Financial Ombudsman Service. The appointment was made by the FCA Board with the approval of HM Treasury.
  8. FCA confirms new rules for P2P platforms

    Press Releases Published: 04/06/2019 Last modified: 04/06/2019
    Following consultation, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is introducing rules designed to prevent harm to investors, without stifling innovation in the peer-to-peer (P2P) sector. When the FCA set its first rules for P2P, it committed to keep these under review as the sector evolved. These new rules are designed to help better protect
  9. FCA publishes Decision Notices concerning Cathay International Holdings Limited, its CEO and Finance Director

    Press Releases Published: 03/06/2019 Last modified: 03/06/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning the public to be wary of investment scams carried out via bogus online trading platforms. This warning comes as cryptoassests and forex investment scams reports more than tripled last year to over 1,800. Fraudsters promise high returns from investments in crypto and forex, with...
  10. FCA and PRA jointly fine Raphaels Bank £1.89m for outsourcing failings

    Press Releases Published: 30/05/2019 Last modified: 30/05/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have fined R. Raphael & Sons plc (“Raphaels”) for failing to manage its outsourcing arrangements properly between April 2014 and December 2016.