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FCA plans certification rollout to all financial services firms

The Financial Conduct Authority, the City’s regulatory authority, has outlined a proposed expansion of its Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR). The proposals will extend the FCA’s rules to all financial services firms, and a consultation period on the 312-page document is open until November. It aims to “reduce harm to consumers and strengthen market […]

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Southern Rail owner handed £13.4m fine

Southern Rail’s owner has been fined £13.4m by the Department of Transport over delays. The Go-Ahead Group operates Southern Rail via its Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) subsidiary. “We are pleased that this issue has been concluded, and accept and are sorry that our service levels haven’t been good enough for passengers”, said GTR CEO Charles […]

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VIDEO: How having your own business is like never working a day in your life

Nick Wheeler, Chief Executive and founder of Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts Ruraidh Conlon O’Reilly speaks with entrepreneur Nick Wheeler about the “constantly changing” entrepreneurial landscape. Successful businessman Wheeler was in Dublin to speak with guests at the KPMG Inspire Series, which features guest speakers from across the business spectrum, from leading entrepreneurs to venture capital and business leadership […]

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Carlsberg snaps up London Fields Brewery

Craft beer brewery London Fields has been bought out by Carlsberg UK and will operate it in a joint venture with New York’s Brooklyn Brewery. The Hackney-based brewer was founded in 2011 and today’s announcement involves returning brewing to the company’s original north London railway arches home. “We’re thrilled to add London Fields Brewery to […]