FCA Discussion Paper – Transforming culture in financial services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just published its first discussion paper for 2020, entitled, DP20/1: Transforming culture in financial services – Driving purposeful cultures.

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FCA Statement – Corona virus and home working

4th March 2020.

In a statement released yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) explained that, in conjunction with the Bank of England and HM Treasury, they were working “closely” with the financial services sector to ensure it is responding effectively to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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FCA’s Megan Butler: Regulator faces ‘struggle’ to achieve diversity at senior levels

Megan Butler, FCA Executive Director of Supervision, delivered her keynote speech at the Women in Investment Festival on the difficulty of diversity at senior levels.

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Sturgeon Compliance Services Ltd – UK – ACQ5 Law Awards Compliance Firm of the Year

Sturgeon Compliance Services Ltd is delighted to announce that it has won the ACQ5 Law Awards 2020 category for UK- Compliance Firm of the Year.

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ACQ5 Country Awards 2020 for Sturgeon Ventures

For the fourth year running Sturgeon Ventures wins Regulatory Incubator 2020 by ACQ. Sturgeon Ventures are the pioneer of Regulatory Incubation, having coined the phrase in 2001.

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Financial Innovator of the year 2020 for Sturgeon Compliance

Sturgeon Compliance has been recognised by the M&A annual awards programme winning the Financial Innovator 2020 award.

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Best Regulatory Incubator 2020 Award

Sturgeon are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the M&A Global Awards Best Regulatory Incubator 2020.

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Sturgeon Ventures seals CISI Corporate Supporter Partnership

Read on for a recent press release from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) on Sturgeon’s corporate supporter partnership.

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SEC proposes to update accredited investor definition to increase access to investment

A press release was issued on 18th December 2019 by SEC on their proposal to update the Accredited Investor Definition in order to increase access to investments.

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Sturgeon’s Easter Message

The Easter egg is normally a symbol of new life, creativity, change and hope.  We think of our clients and community as part of the Sturgeon Family. (more…)

Shortlisted as one of three finalists for The Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to the Compliance Community at The Women in Compliance Awards

Shortlisted as one of three finalists for The Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to the Compliance Community at The Women in Compliance Awards


Agile working at Sturgeon Ventures

Sturgeon Ventures share their top tips for agile working

Sturgeon Ventures have championed agile working and remote working since their inception in 1998. Over the past couple of weeks, we haven't been holding our team meetings on a Wednesday,

Sturgeon Ventures Brexit Updates

Brexit Update w/c 23/3/20

Read on for this week's Brexit Update. (more…)

Spring’s Arrival – Good News

At a time of confusion and unprecedented situations, it’s good news to know that Spring starts earlier than usual on Friday 20th March (normally 21st March) first time in 124

Seonaid speaks at Southborough School

Seonaid speaks at Southborough High School

Seonaid spent the morning of 14th February at  Southborough High School talking to a group of Year 10 and 12 students about working in the Financial Services industry and her

The Tech Nation Report 2020 – Good news for UK Tech Sector

The Tech Nation Report 2020 has been released and is a very encouraging read for inward investment into the UK’s Tech Sector returning for its sixth year. (more…)

Ted Talks – Bill Gates Insight on a Pandemic – 2015

Interesting Ted Talk from Bill Gates in 2015, following the Ebola outbreak in 2014, how this was managed and what needs to be done for planning, vaccine research and training