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80 Coleman Street
T: 02074360630
No. of consultants: 31-35
Geographic area covered:
  • National

Thistle Initiatives Limited

Thistle Initiatives operates across the financial services market, in sectors as diverse as fintech and general insurance.  Clients range from niche start-ups to the largest of distributors, including investment specialists and insurers. 

We operate in five primary sectors:

  • Fintech
  • General insurance
  • Investment
  • Consumer credit
  • Payment services

Our team of over 50 staff is divided into practice specialists so clients can be sure of dealing with individuals who understand their market.

We advise and support firms in relation to compliance with FCA regulation, PRA requirements and key legislation impacting the financial services industry including GDPR and the Money Laundering Regulations 2017.

types of client firm served:

  • Authorised Professional Persons
  • Banks/Deposit Takers
  • Consumer Credit Providers
  • Corporate Finance Firms
  • IFA (incl IFA divisions of financial institutions)
  • Institutional investment management
  • Insurance Brokers - General
  • Insurance Brokers - Pure Protection Products
  • Insurers
  • Investment Banks
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Mortgage Lenders/Administrators
  • Payments Services Institutions
  • Pension Scheme Operator/Provider
  • Private Client investment management
  • Restricted financial advisers
  • Retail investment management
  • Sale and Rent Back
  • Travel Insurers

services offered:

  • Advice pre regulatory risk assessment or supervision visit
  • Authorisation -FCA
  • Client Assets
  • Complaints Handling Reviews
  • Compliance advice
  • Compliance Support
  • Compliance Training
  • Due Diligence
  • Enforcement Action - AML and Payment Services
  • Enforcement Action - Financial Services
  • Expert Witness - AML and Payment Services
  • Expert Witness - Financial Services
  • File Review
  • Money Laundering/Financial Crime Advice and Reviews
  • Payments Services Registration and Compliance
  • Pension Reviews
  • Regulatory Returns Assistance
  • Regulatory Updates