Brexit: What Does the Agreed Deal Mean for the UK Financial Services Sector

On 24 December 2020 after years of discussion and a final nail-biting fortnight of negotiations the UK and EU agreed a Trade and Cooperation Agreement. While the agreement secures tariff free cross border trade of goods, which will be a relief to UK manufacturers, it effectively amounted to a no-deal scenario for financial services. Our […]

CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

January 20, 2021

The Confederation of British Industry, along with PricewaterhouseCoopers have released their Quarter 4 results of the 2020 Financial Services Survey. Key themes from this quarter include recognising the importance of upskilling, Brexit and using ESG to drive positive changes. The full report can be viewed HERE

Market Watch 66: Firms Must Plug Risk from Reduced Monitoring and WhatsApp

Market Watch 66: Firms Must Plug Risk from Reduced Monitoring and WhatsApp

January 18, 2021

The latest FCA Market Watch newsletter has set out their increased expectations for firms recording telephone conversations while operating in alternative working arrangements.   This week, the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) published their Market Watch 66 newsletter, focusing on their expectations for recording in alternative working arrangements, namely the risk remote working poses to regulated firms, and the use […]

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CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey

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January 20, 2021
The Confederation of British Industry, along with PricewaterhouseCoopers have released their Quarter 4 results of the 2020 Financial Services...