Regulator to open Leeds office in September with 100 jobs

Queen Street base

Jenna Brown
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to open a new base in Leeds with the addition of 100 jobs.

The office, at 6 Queen Street, is in the city's business district and will be the regulator's Digital Delivery Centre as well as home to several over key FCA business teams. FCA director of change and transformation William Hague will head up the office and Phil Nixon has been appointed head of the Digital Delivery Centre. The FCA said it had previously committed to doubling the number of staff in its Edinburgh office to about 200 and increasing recruitment in data and technology.  Chief executive Nikhil Rathi said: "As a national regulator, it is vital we have a truly national foo...

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