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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


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


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