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Uk Personal Insurance Distribution: Banks And Retailers: Ken Research

An affinity scheme is a partnership in which an insurer underwrites insurance to be distributed via another company whose primary product or service is not insurance. 392 more words

News

Little democracy in member-owned building societies

This is the time of year when I am invited by the building societies in which I have savings to participate in their democratic life.  It’s, frankly, not much of an invitation. 297 more words

Building Societies

Keeping Our Money Local

A contented customer at the Lodge Lane Credit Union

One of the problems of the Liverpool economy is that it leaks like a colander. A really rich society keeps its money and circulates it locally. 952 more words

Paying Fair tax

I was contacted last week by the PR person at the Ecology Building Society who told me that the Ecology now had accreditation under the… 171 more words

Co-operatives

Are you happy with the rate of interest on your Cash ISA?

The View from the Manor – It is important to review your investments on a regular basis to ensure they are continuing to meet your expectations. 307 more words

Personal Finance

“Conduct Risk Appetite”: A misnomer, exposing firms to significant sanctions!

BRG held a webinar on Seven Practical Steps towards Mastering Conduct Risk on 8 December in conjunction with the British Bankers Association.

A key message from the webinar was that the often-bandied phrase “conduct risk appetite” is a misnomer (i.e., a firm can’t set a tolerance for customer detriment or market failure; by inference, both must be zero). 275 more words

Governance And Risk Management

Savings accounts offering interest rates as low as 0.01%, reveals FCA

As part of its ongoing review of the UK savings market, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a ‘name-and-shame’ list of banks and building societies offering very low interest rates, with some giving savers returns of just 0.01%. 291 more words