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  1. Limited permissions for consumer credit firms

    New firm authorisation Published: 09/08/2017 Last modified: 29/04/2020
    Discover the regulated activities that require limited permission and the details of the application process.
  2. Realising the benefits of purposeful leadership

    Speeches Published: 01/11/2018 Last modified: 01/11/2018
    Speech by Jonathan Davidson, Director of Supervision – Retail and Authorisations at the FCA, delivered at the CCTA 2018 Conference, Nottingham.
  3. FCA proposes an end to opt-out selling of insurance add-ons

    Press Releases Published: 25/03/2015 Last modified: 25/03/2015
    The Financial Conduct Authority today announced plans to ban opt-out selling in financial services markets.  Opt-out selling is the practice of defaulting consumers into buying a product which they then have to opt out of, for example by using pre-ticked boxes to sell the consumer add-on insurance. Following a market study into the general...
  4. Response to the CMA’s final report for its digital comparison tools market study

    Statements Published: 26/09/2017 Last modified: 26/09/2017
    We welcome the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) work on digital comparison tools (DCTs). We have worked with the CMA throughout its study, which looked at car and home insurance, and credit cards, to provide expert input on financial services.  We are encouraged that the CMA’s research has found that people mainly have positive...
  5. FCA says general insurance add-on industry must make changes

    Press Releases Published: 11/03/2014 Last modified: 11/03/2014
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing a shake-up of the £1bn general insurance add-on markets including banning pre-ticked boxes, forcing firms to publish claims ratios and breaking the point of sale advantage for guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance, usually offered alongside car sales. Christopher Woolard, director of policy,...
  6. Guess who’s back? Animatronic Arnie returns to raise awareness of PPI deadline

    Press Releases Published: 04/04/2018 Last modified: 04/04/2018
    The animatronic head of Arnold Schwarzenegger is back today to remind people to check whether they had payment protection insurance (PPI) and make a decision about whether to make a complaint before the deadline on 29 August 2019.
  7. IDD: delivering clear, fair outcomes for consumers from the insurance sector

    Focus areas Published: 04/12/2018 Last modified: 04/12/2018
    The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) replaced the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) on 1 October 2018. As a result, we have a number of requirements in our Handbook which apply to firms distributing insurance.
  8. Insurance firms failing to consider value of the products and services provided to consumers

    Press Releases Published: 10/04/2019 Last modified: 10/04/2019
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning General Insurance (GI) firms about manufacturing, sales and distribution approaches that can lead to customers purchasing inappropriate products, paying excessive prices or receiving poor service.
  9. Financial Conduct Authority provides update on regulatory sandbox

    Press Releases Published: 15/06/2017 Last modified: 15/06/2017
    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today provides an update on its regulatory sandbox and unveils the list of firms that were successful in their applications to begin testing in the second cohort of the sandbox.
  10. To-do-list tension - UK households face an average of 33 tasks a week

    Press Releases Published: 03/05/2018 Last modified: 31/05/2018
    passport applications. Renewing insurance. Purchasing new clothing / uniform items. Holiday planning (booking / organising). ... Garden maintenance. Calling repair / trades person. Booking the car in for MOT / Service.