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GambleAware partners with UoB to offer guidance to UK finance

Gambling industry charity GambleAware has outlined plans to research the role that the UK financial industry can play in the support of those who experience or are at risk of gambling-related harm as part of a three-year partnership with the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC). The new alliance will focus upon the mitigation of financial losses incurred by problem gambling …

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Spread betting firms count the cost of UK FCA clampdown

Business news sources have reported that around £1 billion has been wiped off the value of UK-listed spread betting operators, following the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) industry clampdown on ‘contract for difference’ (CFDs). Yesterday the regulatory body proposed a number of new measures aiming to protect inexperienced consumers and improve overall industry standards. The measures include the introduction of risk …

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