Prohibition of cold calls by prepaid funeral providers

Cold calls and commission payments to prepaid funeral intermediaries will be banned from July 2022, as part of a crackdown by the UK financial regulator on unscrupulous profits among providers. The Financial Conduct Authority on Monday set new rules for prepaid funeral service providers, which will apply when it takes …

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FCA launches a severe reminder to general insurance intermediaries

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which has identified common shortcomings with money agreements from clients of general insurance intermediaries, reminds companies of their obligations and the consequences of their non-compliance. “Companies holding customer money are required to ensure they understand the associated regulatory requirements,” the regulator wrote in a new …

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Online shopping from non-EU countries

More and more people are opting for online shopping. The type of products purchased online has also become more diverse, with people purchasing all kinds of items, including power tools, electrical and electronic items, toys, and childcare items. As these types of products have specific safety requirements, the MCCAA advises …

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How much do home security systems cost

A home security system can be a bit difficult and confusing for the price. Even when the prices are posted on a vendor’s website, it’s hard not to wonder how much home security systems cost. Not all people are known for their honesty in this industry. The advertised deals might …

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