Clearing the way for new FSA rules

February 2004
Cabinet Maker;2/27/2004, Issue 5377, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the impact on furniture retailers of new regulations by the British Financial Services Authority. Changes in retailers' selling payment protection; Government's goal to introduce transparency into the financial marketplace; Authorization requirements; Steps that a retailer should take. INSET: Cost of authorisation.


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