Banking in the United Kingdom
Banking in the United Kingdom can be considered to have started in the Kingdom of England in the 17th century. The first activity in what later came to be known as banking was by goldsmiths who, after...
Insurance in the United Kingdom
Insurance in the United Kingdom, particularly long-term insurance, is divided into different categories. The categorisation is currently set out in sections 333B, and 431B to 431F of the Income and C...
Pensions in the United Kingdom
Pensions in the United Kingdom fall into three major divisions and 7 sub-divisions; State Pensions (Basic State Pension and State Second Pension (S2P)), Occupational Pensions (Defined Benefit Pension ...
Lloyds Bank
Lloyds Bank plc is a British retail bank with branches across England and Wales. It has traditionally been considered one of the "Big Four" clearing banks. Originally founded in Birmingham in 1765, th...
Lloyds Bank - Wikipedia
2009 United Kingdom bank rescue package
A second bank rescue package totalling at least £50 billion was announced by the British government on 19 January 2009, as a response to the ongoing global financial crisis. The package was designed t...
2009 United Kingdom bank rescue package - Wikipedia
Financial Conduct Authority
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is a financial regulatory body in the United Kingdom, but operates independently of the United Kingdom government, and is financed by charging fees to members of ...
Bank of England
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based. Established i...
Bank of England - Wikipedia
London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange is a stock exchange located in the City of London in the United Kingdom. As of December 2014, the Exchange had a market capitalization of US$6.37 trillion (short scale),...
London Stock Exchange - Wikipedia
PLUS Markets Group
PLUS Markets Group was a UK electronic stock exchange based in London for small cap companies that was acquired by ICAP in 2012 and rebranded as Icap Securities and Derivatives Exchange (ISDX). It wa...
PLUS Markets Group - Wikipedia
Institute of Certified Practising Accountants
The Institute of Certified Practising Accountants (ICPA) was founded in 2001 in the United Kingdom. It is a professional organisation representing practising accountants.The Association's headquarters...
RTA Insurer
Road Traffic Act insurer, or RTA insurer for short, is in the United Kingdom a Colloquial term for an insurer liable to a road traffic accident victim based on a policy that has been voided, as define...
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BACS
BACS, formerly known as Bankers' Automated Clearing Services is a scheme for the electronic processing of financial transactions within the United Kingdom. Direct debits and direct deposits are mad...
Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller
Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller (formerly Fox-Pitt, Kelton or FPK) is an investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory services, private placements of debt and equity as well as ...
Provident Financial
Provident Financial plc is a British financial services group based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. It specialises in Home Collected Credit (HCC) and also owns both Vanquis which offers credit cards and ...
Provident Financial - Wikipedia
2008 United Kingdom bank rescue package
A bank rescue package totalling some £500 billion (approximately $850 billion) was announced by the British government on 8 October 2008, as a response to the ongoing global financial crisis. After t...
2008 United Kingdom bank rescue package - Wikipedia
International Financial Services District
The International Financial Services District (IFSD) is a ten-year public-private project in Glasgow, Scotland. Based at Scottish Enterprise, the £1 billion venture aims to create an attractive inward...
International Financial Services District - Wikipedia
Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme
A Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme, or QROPS, is an overseas pension scheme that meets certain requirements set by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A QROPS can receive the transfer of UK Pe...
Glasgow Stock Exchange
The Glasgow Stock Exchange is a prominent building and financial institution in the centre of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.The exchange was founded in 1844. In 1973, it merged with the London Stock E...
Glasgow Stock Exchange - Wikipedia
Open Market Option
The Open Market Option (or OMO) was introduced as part of the 1975 United Kingdom Finance Act and allows someone approaching retirement to ‘shop around’ for a number of options to convert their pensio...
Foundation Insurance Test
The Foundation Insurance Test (FIT) is an insurance qualification in the United Kingdom. The Foundation Insurance Test is considered an entry-level qualification for those beginning insurance careers ...