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Top story: Financial advisers banned for committing fraud and forgery

Two financial advisers have been banned from working in financial services after pleading guilty to committing fraud and forgery. Read full story


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Fintech firm launches with users at its core

A new collections technology company has launched offering fintech solutions designed specifically for operational and frontline staff. Read full story

P2P lending solution launched for UK market

A Canadian software provider for private capital markets has launched a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending solution for the UK. Read full story

Financial services failing on packaged bank account complaints

Financial firms delivered fair outcomes in just 44 percent of complaints about mis-sold packaged bank accounts, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced. Read full story

FCA: Mortgage shortfall practices may breach rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will consult on new guidance for treating customers with mortgage payment shortfalls, after warning current practices may breach rules. Read full story

CMA starts to firm up price cap plans

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun setting out the details of how the price cap on prepayment meters will be calculated and implemented. Read full story

Ex-DCA owner joins debt recovery firm

A debt recovery firm has appointed a previous owner of a debt collection agency (DCA) as a new director. Read full story

Insolvency practitioners predict Brexit will boost business failures

Two thirds of the insolvency profession believe Brexit will increase the number of business failures in the UK over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Pinsent Masons. Read full story

LendInvest hires ex-Cabot head of legal

Online mortgage lender LendInvest has appointed a new vice president of compliance. Read full story

Payday lender fined for sending thousands of spam texts

A payday lender has been fined £20,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending thousands of spam texts. Read full story

FCA bans payday lender and director for “lacking integrity”

A payday lender has been refused interim permission and had its director banned. Read full story

Industry news

Research revealed, new stats, and massive boasting

Good afternoon, and welcome to the car finance newsletter. Sorry for the delay since my last note – apart from the small matter of the UK’s political landscape collapsing faster than Top Gear’s viewing figures, I was waiting for some of the followup work from the car finance conference to come together. Now, however, it’s all ready – and I reckon it’s worth the wait.


Litigation funders given opportunity to shine at TRI

Organisers of the Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Awards have created a new category for litigation funders in the rebranded scheme, due to popular demand. The new category, Insolvency Litigation Funder of the Year, was created in response to a rise in claims being presented for third party litigation funding across the profession.


Product evolution, market disruption

Car Finance has become a powerhouses in UK financial services, growing to an unprecedented market size. Yet for all its momentum, it faces an uncertain future. Besides Brexit, changes to the way consumers approach vehicle purchase –even the concept of mobility – are presenting finance houses with challenges and opportunities.


CCS Awards 10th anniversary – time to get your act together

Roll up, roll up - entries are now open for the Collections & Customer Service Awards, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The ceremony will take place on 24 November 2016, and returns once again to the iconic Midland Hotel, Manchester.


Farewell, I&R Awards...

Insolvency News has relaunched its flagship event for the insolvency sector, in time for its ninth anniversary outing this year. The event, to be held on 18th October at the Hilton, Park Lane, will now take place under the banner of...


Forthcoming events

Collections & Customer Services Awards 2016

24 Nov 2016
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

The Collections & Customer Service Awards returns for its tenth outing this year. Full details...

Collections, Debt Sale & Purchase Conference 2016

24 Nov 2016
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

The leading collections and debt sale conference in the UK. Full details...

F5 Awards 2016

13 Dec 2016
Hilton London Bankside

Credit Strategy, the host behind recognised and reputable alternative lending gatherings, is pleased to bring you the F5 Awards. Full details...

F5 Conference 2016

13 Dec 2016
Hilton London Bankside

Bringing together new-world lenders, regulatory leaders and investment experts to chart opportunities and threats. Full details...

Credit Summit 2017

30 Mar 2017
QEII Centre, London

The UK's largest credit industry conference returns on 30 March 2017, attended by all industries and sectors and industry leading speakers. Full details...

Credit Awards 2017

11 May 2017
The Grosvenor House Hotel, London

The next Credit Awards will be held on 11 May 2017. You are invited to the largest industry event of the year. Full details...

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