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Accountability for all

Today the FCA announced its plans to broaden the scope of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) to all authorised firms, be they the largest asset managers, consumer credit firms, payment institutions or the smallest financial adviser.



Cash lovers, take note

Today, the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney unveiled the new polymer ten pound note. This comes little under a month since the world?s first cash machine celebrated its 50th birthday. Half a century ago, the first one was installed in Enfield in north London ? unveiled by the late sitcom star Reg Varney, for all you quizzers.