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The FCA got tough over ID theft insurance, but don’t expect the industry to change its ways
Documents, tapes and data files from BAE Systems investigation go astray as agency blames ‘human error’
A nation of Britons 'living for now' are infact living on the edge when it comes to finances
He wants to halve number of passengers checking in bags and says making passengers pay for cabin baggage is also a possibility
The watchdog had misgivings over the deal to buy Lloyds branches but the pretence went on
UK banks and businesses could face multimillion pound fines for defrauding their customers in a crackdown on white-collar crime to be announced by Labour.
Change large quantities of currency at the best rates
Business secretary says there is 'serious public concern' over actions of lender's leadership before £45.5bn taxpayer bailout
Banking standards commission report dismisses ‘hollow’ apologies by HBOS management that staggering losses were due to unpredictable events of credit crunch, citing a ‘colossal failure’ of strategy by the board
On Monday, the Financial Services Authority ceases to exist, to be replaced by the Financial Conduct Authority. The offices will be the same and the overwhelming majority of personnel remain.
New consumer finance watchdog warns further pain could be on the way despite Budget pledges
Last summer the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published a new set rules designed to give greater protection to customers with a packaged or “added value” current account.
Small business owners already the subject of bank mis-selling are being targeted by unscrupulous claims management companies, some of which are looking to charge an up-front fee, a leading industry figure has warned.
Royal Bank of Scotland was today hit with fines totalling £391 million by regulators in the UK and US for its role in rigging the key Libor interest rate market over five years.
Exclusive: FSA ‘bows to the banks’ with £1.5bn ceiling on payouts
Britain’s big four banks suffered another blow today as they were ordered to review all interest rate hedging products they may have mis-sold to small businesses.