Tag: financial

Principality CEO Julia-Ann Haines: ‘Improve diversity in financial services’

Image copyright Principality Image caption Julie-Ann Haines joined the Principality in 2007 before becoming boss in 2020 Diversity in financial services must be improved, the new boss of Wales’ biggest building society has claimed. Julie-Ann Haines is the first woman chief executive of the Principality in its 160-year history. It has introduced blind shortlisting of candidates and ensured job adverts… Read more →

Coronavirus: Conor Murphy calls for more financial flexibility for NI

Image caption Mr Murphy, along with Kate Forbes and Rebecca Evans, made the call ahead of the Chancellor’s summer statement NI Finance Minister Conor Murphy has joined with his Scottish and Welsh counterparts to urge the UK government to ease “rigid fiscal rules”. Mr Murphy, along with Kate Forbes and Rebecca Evans, made the call ahead of the chancellor’s summer… Read more →

Wirecard: Financial watchdog lifts restrictions on payments

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s financial watchdog has lifted restrictions on German payments company Wirecard, allowing it to resume payment activities. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) imposed restrictions on the company’s UK arm after its collapse last week. Thousands of people could not access their money or make payments through apps as a result. “Our primary objective all along… Read more →