The FCA has published figures showing that, as at 31 October, Consumer Credit had the most number of skilled person reports commissioned in Q2 2015/2016, with Banks, Insurance Brokers and Investment Management coming in second. The figures are based on the FCA Primary Category type.

Of the thirteen skilled person reports commissioned in the quarter, two were commissioned under the FCA’s power introduced in the Financial Services Act 2012, to contract directly with a skilled person.