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The FCA to boost confidence in consumers around investing, with new...

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a new strategy that is designed to improve the confidence consumers have to invest, with more regulations likely.

70% of UK businesses was a victim of a successful network...

Despite the rising importance of cybersecurity, 70% of UK businesses have been the victim of a successful network security attack over the past year, according to new data commissioned by Barracuda Networks.

FCA concerned insurers unprepared for governance regulation

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority worries many insurance firms are not prepared for upcoming product governance regulation changes.

Met Police seize record £180m in cryptocurrency as part of suspected...

The Met Police have made the UK’s largest cryptocurrency seizure, taking nearly £180m in connection with suspected money laundering.

Compliance platform Libryo secures £1.35m in funding

Libryo, which helps companies understand the laws in their local jurisdictions, has closed a £1.35m funding round.

UK passes bill aimed at protecting against harmful foreign investments

The UK government has passed a bill that would give it the ability to intervene in foreign direct investments that could negatively impact the country.

FCA publishes proposals to bolster financial promotion rules for high-risk investments

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has published proposals to bolster its financial promotion rules for high-risk investments in a bid to help retail investors make better decisions.

ALT/AVE scores £535,000 to combat paper waste in banking

London-based ALT/AVE has received a £535,000 capital injection, which was comprised of a grand and pre-seed funding.

The west is facing a ‘moment of reckoning’ on cybersecurity, GCHQ...

The head of GCHQ has claimed the UK and its allies face a ‘moment of reckoning’ where the global direction of cybersecurity may not be ‘shaped and controlled by the west’.

UK Chancellor examines case for new ‘Britcoin’ digital currency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has told the Bank of England (BOE) to look at the case for a potential ‘Britcoin’ or central-bank-backed digital currency.
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