Financial Services

Financial Services

I have written material for lenders, brokers, banks, compliance consultancies, crowdfunding firms and non-financial firms who nevertheless require credit authorisation.

Examples of the way I have met the needs of financial services clients include writing:

  • Compliance procedures and similar documents that were required for various firms’ authorisation applications to the Financial Conduct Authority
  • Articles, blogs, newsletters and video scripts explaining key compliance, technical and regulatory issues to assist a variety of audiences, including consumers, financial firms and compliance professionals
  • A complete guide to the consumer credit rulebook to guide firms through the various requirements
  • Press releases and other promotional copy to assist a number of financial services firms in generating new business.

    I have 12 years experience of working in financial services in technical roles and can draw on this experience in my copywritin<br>

Financial Services Articles

Retail Distribution review article

What Is The Retail Distribution Review And What Does It Mean For Consumers? The United Kingdom financial services regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), launched the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) to improve clarity for consumers, improve the professional standing of advisers and reduce the potential for bias in the giving of advice. The FSA intends

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FCA Regulatory Business Plan

REGULATORY BUSINESS PLAN – XX SOLUTIONS (HULL) LTD Background The applicant firm is: [XX] XX Solutions (Hull) Ltd (“XX” or “The firm”) is managed and owned by XX. It was incorporated in January 2010 and provides plumbing, heating and air conditioning services. The Company Registration Number is XX. The firm does not use, and has

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Data Protection Procedure

XX DATA PROTECTION GUIDE Last updated September 2014 This document seeks to assist XX staff to understand the legislation regarding data protection, how data should be processed and how data can be kept secure. Legislation: The key piece of legislation covering Data Protection is the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”). Data Protection is regulated

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Financial Services Video Scripts

Script 1 – Threshold Condition 4 assessment One of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)’s Threshold Conditions is: “The resources of A [the firm] must be appropriate in relation to the regulated activities that A carries on or seeks to carry on.” The threshold conditions are the basic criteria that all firms must meet in order

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Analysis of the consumer credit rulebook

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over as regulator of consumer credit on April 1 2014. Consequently, all credit firms should now be complying with the rules set out in the Consumer Credit (CONC) section of the FCA’s Handbook. The CONC sourcebook contains 15 sections: Chapter Content of chapter Page number CONC 1 Application and

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Financial Services News Articles

ICO issues ‘stop now’ order to CMC that has already been fined by MOJ Firms need to comply with the requirements of both their main industry regulator, and those of the data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). In August 2015, the Claims Management Regulator at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) fined Aurangzeb Iqbal

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