Monthly Archives: August 2022

FCA brings huge changes to the pre-paid funeral plan industry

Pre-paid funeral plan industry | Robson Laidler

On 29th July 2022, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) started regulating the pre-paid funeral plan industry. The regulation is expected to bring higher standards to the industry and boost consumer protection.   Up to this date, pre-paid funeral plans were voluntarily regulated by the Funeral Planning Authority (FPA), a self-regulated […]

Robson Laidler commits to climate action

sme climate action

Robson Laidler has become one of the first companies to join the SME Climate Hub, a new ground-breaking one-stop-shop climate action platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to curb carbon emissions, build business resilience and take climate leadership.   The SME Climate Hub is co-hosted by the International Chamber […]

Is Your Charity’s Reserves Policy Accurate?

Charity Reserves Policy

A couple of years ago, the Charities Commission carried out a review based on the reserves policy of a random sample of charities with income over £500,000. Within this review, the Charities Commission wanted to ensure whether charities had: explained their reserves policy; and stated their level of reserves correctly […]