In most cases, the FCA will authorise your business within six months of receiving a completed application, but this can double if your application is incomplete or inadequately prepared.
As your business changes, you are obligated to keep the FCA up to date and to apply for approval where applicable. We can help you with:
As a one-off project or on an annual basis, we can review your compliance arrangements, anti-money laundering processes and procedures, governance, systems and procedures against FCA requirements providing you with a written report and recommendations.
We worked with a successful US reinsurance broker which was in the process of establishing an insurance intermediary business in London with a small staff and some US secondees. We worked with the client to provide a full back office solution including payroll, international mobility services, management accounts, compliance outsourcing, tax and audit. We provided the client with one main point of contact and our assistance enabled the firm to concentrate its resources on building its business in the UK.
We assisted a UK Authorised Payment Institution with a review of its anti-money laundering systems and procedures. Our review included an assessment of the FCA and HMRC requirements against the firm’s business practices culminating in a written report of our findings together with recommendations.
The Chancellor announced a number of changes which bring consistency to corporate tax. The unexpected announcement of digital services tax is the latest in a raft of measures aimed at levelling the playing field for UK companies competing against the global 'tech giants'
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