Our leading edge monthly magazine deals with a wide range of topical issues. We always cover financial reporting; audit and assurance; risk and regulation; financial planning and advice; and management. Articles are focused on the sector and written by leading experts.
FS Focus December 2014 - This issue includes: Liabilities for insurers - The lowdown on periodic payment orders | The fintech pioneers - Blazing a trail in an emerging industry | Smarter communication - Changing the corporate banking culture | The pensions divide - Flexibility or disaster? Minister Steve Webb debates the reforms with Mick Ateer.
FS Focus November 2014 - This issue includes: Increasingly assured - Restoring trust in capital markets | Under the microscope - Regulatory expectations of consumer credit firms | Setting some boundaries - Where does regulated advice begin and end? | The cyber fight back - How the financial services industry can beat the crooks at there own game.
FS Focus October 2014 - This issue includes: A steady hand - How FDs can support the business in times of uncertainty | Goliaths of finance - CCPs and why they won't be allowed to fail | Building upwards - The opportunities iincreased infrastructure funds can bring | Taste the difference - The secret recipe for measuring risk-weighted assets.
FS Focus September 2014 - This issue includes: Challenging the regulators - Why accounting should matter to banks | Gap in the market - The case for an interest rate risk standard | Service with a smile - What flexability can bring to customer service | Pensions - Decisons, decisions - the alternate to annuities.
FS Focus July/August 2014 - This issue includes: Paperwork mountain - New demands for Asset Management | Finding fault lines - The latest on balance sheet stress tests | A lightbulb moment - Finance firms making online work for them | When the growth stops - Assessing the global implications of a slump in China's economy.
FS Focus June 2014 - This issue includes: The going gets tough - Consumer credit and the move to FCA control | Crowd control - New rules to regulate alternative investments | The hard sell - What's motivating advisers to push new banking products?
FS Focus May 2014 - This issue includes: Nothing to declare - Should banks disclose their encumbered assets? | Taking MiFID to market - Preparing for the new regulatory regime | The building blocks - The new rules paving the way for banking reform | Ray of light - Can savers look forward to a brighter pensions climate?
FS Focus April 2014 - This issue includes: Together as one - The case for an integrated reporting framework | How's my regulating? - The UK's new financial regulators - a year on | Ready for the stage - Time for medium-sized companies to auto enrol | Easy tiger - What happens when it's time to get off the interest rate ride?
FS Focus March 2014 - This issue includes: Why hasn't the insurance sector done more for infrastructure? | One way or another - Getting banks back on the path to growth | Maintaining control - How to stay in charge after outsourcing | Expert in demand - Finding a skilled person for your s166 | Advice for advisers - Understanding VAT in the wake of the RDR.
FS Focus February 2014 - This issue includes: Essential reading - Which way forward? - RDR and the future of financial advice for the mass market | Great expectations - Understanding the purpose of materiality | What’s the meaning? - Man, machine and intelligent data | Meeting in the middle - Operating within the risk management rules.
FS Focus January 2014 - This issue includes: Hidden dispatches - Notes from our secret accountant | Nobel causes - The eminent economists who shape our world | Crime and punishment - Putting directors in the firing line | Banking: how to fix it - Changing the culture of an industry.