Finance firms must ‘up their game’ under new FCA greenwashing rules

ESG Finance firms must ‘up their game’ under new FCA greenwashing rules

3d Sam Alberti

Finance firms must ‘up their game’ under new FCA g...

“Operational challenges” may await those who fail to adjust to the new criteria Read More...

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FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

Business FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but principles attacked over lack of clarity

3y Tom Lemmon

FCA say firms act without “foresight”, but princip...

FCA director of enforcement and market oversight Mark Steward attacked firms for not fully considering the regulator’s principles, but event delegates...

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People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and FCA

People Business People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and FCA

3y Shannon Moyer

People Moves: BDO, Mazars, Deloitte Ventures and F...

Accountancy Age’s weekly round-up of industry people moves features changes within regulatory bodies, mid-sized accountancy firms and a Big Four subsi...

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FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

Practice FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

3y Chris Jewers

FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject

Comments from the FCA’s Debbie Gupta during a conference reaffirm the importance of remembering the human factor when advising clients. Read More...

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FCA denied extra powers but pushes for climate change risk disclosure

Regulation FCA denied extra powers but pushes for climate change risk disclosure

3y Chris Jewers

FCA denied extra powers but pushes for climate cha...

The government has rejected the plan to give the FCA greater powers to regulate organisations, with the watchdog also seeking companies to be forced t...

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FCA clarifies stance on Cryptoassets

Technology FCA clarifies stance on Cryptoassets

3y Chris Jewers

FCA clarifies stance on Cryptoassets

In its official release, the FCA said: “Consumers should be cautious when investing in such cryptoassets and should ensure they understand and can bea...

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Incoming FCA chair admits “error in judgement” over investment in tax avoidance scheme

HMRC Incoming FCA chair admits “error in judgement” over investment in tax avoidance scheme

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

Incoming FCA chair admits “error in judgement” ove...

Randell took responsibility for the mistake but said the scheme had been discussed with senior policy officials at HMRC “who had indicated that they a...

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FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting failures

Business Regulation FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting failures

5y Alia Shoaib, Reporter

FCA fines Merrill Lynch £34.5m over reporting fail...

This is the first enforcement action against a business by the watchdog over failing to report transactions of this kind Read More...

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Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

Accounting Firms Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Frost Group IP granted FCA-authorisation

The firm, with offices in London, Croydon and Bournemouth, can now offer a portfolio of non-statutory solutions and regulated debt advice to clients R...

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ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

Accounting Standards ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

ICAEW gives thumb up to Bailey as FCA chief

Bailey takes over from Martin Wheatley, who departed in September Read More...

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FRC strengthens client asset assurance to FCA

Accounting Standards FRC strengthens client asset assurance to FCA

7y Chris Warmoll, Writer

FRC strengthens client asset assurance to FCA

New audit standard for assurance on client assets being presented to the FCA Read More...

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FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

Corporate Governance FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountants

8y Sian Barton

FCA defends secondments with ‘Big Four’ accountant...

Regulator says secondments to and from Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, and EY bring critical skills and knowledge. Read More...

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FCA ends iSoft accounting fraud court battle

Company News FCA ends iSoft accounting fraud court battle

9y Fleur Doidge CRN & Rachael Singh

FCA ends iSoft accounting fraud court battle

Second retrial ruled 'not in the public interest' says Financial Conduct Authority Read More...

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FCA chairman Griffith-Jones under fire over HBOS audits

Audit FCA chairman Griffith-Jones under fire over HBOS audits

10y IFAonline

FCA chairman Griffith-Jones under fire over HBOS a...

The new City watchdog was last night fighting to defend its chairman amid accusations that as head of its auditors KPMG, HBOS pursued reckless lending...

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“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

Accounting Firms “Still work to be done” on diversity in accountancy, industry leaders say

12m Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

“Still work to be done” on diversity in accountanc...

Research shows that more work is needed from firms Read More...

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Don’t work up a sweat over ESEF

Regulation Don’t work up a sweat over ESEF

1y Tax Systems

Don’t work up a sweat over ESEF

Despite fears that the European Single Electronic Format has the potential to cause additional difficulties during an already hectic period for financ...

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35 under 35 2021: 25 - 16 revealed!

People Business 35 under 35 2021: 25 - 16 revealed!

1y Aaran Fronda

35 under 35 2021: 25 - 16 revealed!

Showcasing the industry's rising talent, the second instalment of our 35 under 35 rankings highlights 10 young UK professionals who are making great c...

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Kalifa and Crosswell: Unlocking capital crucial for fintech growth

Business Kalifa and Crosswell: Unlocking capital crucial for fintech growth

2y Sam Alberti

Kalifa and Crosswell: Unlocking capital crucial fo...

Domestic funding needed to secure the sector's future Read More...

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UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style reform model

Audit UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style reform model

2y Sam Alberti

UK rulemakers cautioned over Sarbanes-Oxley style ...

Mixed reaction greets audit reform proposals Read More...

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FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Big Four FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

2y Aoife Morgan

FRC launches investigation into Lookers audit

Regulatory body has launched an investigation into Deloitte’s auditing practices for the years ending 2017 and 2018 Read More...

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Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?

Consulting Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take off?

2y Daniel Tannenbaum | Sponsored by Tudor Lodge

Open Banking is revolutionary, but will it take of...

As of January 2021, personal and guarantor lenders in the UK can now use open banking as a better way to underwrite and analyse their customers who ap...

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EU’s tax irregularities attract international attention

Tax Avoidance EU’s tax irregularities attract international attention

2y Leanna Reeves

EU’s tax irregularities attract international atte...

Need to bolster national coffers leads to OECD scrutiny Read More...

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UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fee price cap proposals

Business UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fee price cap proposals

2y Aoife Morgan

UK CMCs turn to tech in face of “make or break” fe...

CMCs required to disclose key information to consumers Read More...

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Which companies are going to thrive in lockdown 2.0?

Coronavirus Which companies are going to thrive in lockdown 2.0?

2y Daniel Tannenbaum | Sponsored by Tudor Lodge

Which companies are going to thrive in lockdown 2....

Daniel Tannenbaum is a consultant in the UK consumer finance and fintech industry Read More...

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NMC Health's debt soars

Business NMC Health's debt soars

3y Shannon Moyer

NMC Health's debt soars

UAE-based healthcare company’s debt surges to an estimated $5bn Read More...

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Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laundering crackdown heats up

Regulation Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laundering crackdown heats up

3y IRIS | Sponsored

Pressure on accountants intensifies as money laund...

To protect themselves from the threat of money laundering and preserve their reputation, businesses in the UK should embrace AML solutions Read More...

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Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

Legal Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

3y Martin Cheek, MD of SmartSearch

Accountants need to embrace digital AML solutions

"Anti-money-laundering (AML) technology has also seen significant advances. In particular, electronic verification (EV) technology has been developed ...

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Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

Audit Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer Centres

3y Chris Jewers

Deloitte pursues KPMG over audit of Goals Soccer C...

Investigations into accounting fraud at Goals has involved HMRC, the FCA, BDO, RSM, Deloitte and could see KPMG on the wrong end of legal action, acco...

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