FCA tells advisers to work from home

Coronavirus statement

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told advisers to work from home if they can.

The FCA issued guidance for senior managers, echoing the government's guidelines for people who could work from home to do so. "Each firm's designated senior manager or equivalent person is responsible for identifying which of their employees are unable to perform their jobs from home, and have to travel to the office or business continuity site," the FCA said. "We expect the total number of roles requiring an ongoing physical presence in the office or business continuity site to be far smaller than the number of workers needed to ensure all of a firm's business activities continue to...

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