Industry Responses

As well as proactively campaigning, the BSA frequently comments on consultative papers issued by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, and by Government departments such as the Treasury or the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. 

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RICS cladding consultation

Summary BSA and UK Finance response to RICS Cladding consultation:  Valuation of properties in multi-storey, multi occupancy residential buildings with cladding  

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FOS consultation "Our 2021/22 plans and budget"

The BSA welcomes to the opportunity to response to the FOS's annual consultation on its plans and budget.  While we remain supportive of its stated strategic priorities, we also remain concerned at the continued path to a fundamental change in how the service is funded.

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FCA regulatory fees and levies: policy proposals for 2021/ 2022

One concern is the proposed transaction fee under the senior managers regime.  We believe the FCA should defer further discussion of this proposal until it provides more information and improves the applications process.

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Further proposals to support mortgage borrowers impacted by coronavirus

The BSA welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on proposed further support for mortgage customers impacted by the coronavirus.

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Simplified obligations for recovery planning

We welcome the PRA's move.  But we also argue for a reduction in frequency for the production and review of the recovery plan for those firms eligible for simplified obligations, and for clarity on what "the degree of detail and analysis in a recovery plan should reflect the complexity and size of the firms" means.

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Non-systemic UK banks : the PRA's approach to new and growing banks

BSA welcomes corrective prudential,action on new and fast-growing banks

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Amendments to HMRC's civil information powers

Our written evidence to the House of Lords sub-committee on the draft Finance  Bill 2020-2021.

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PRA's implementation of CRD V

BSA broadly supports PRA proposals but challenges PRA to be more ambitious in cutting compliance burdens

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FCA CP19/32 Building operational resilience: Impact tolerances for important business services and feedback to DP18/04

We support proposals set out in the consultation paper to strengthen operational resilience, but we ask for further clarification and guidance on some specific areas.

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