Regulation of consumer credit activities

This page is for SRA-authorised firms involved in, or considering becoming involved in, the carrying on of consumer credit activities under Part 20 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) as an exempt professional firm (EPF).

Our toolkit below provides tools and resources to help SRA-authorised firms understand the regulatory requirements and deliver consumer credit services in a compliant way.


Background information: reference to Part 20 and how firms can deliver FSMA regulated activities as an EPF  

Find out how your consumer credit activities need to be regulated             

Questions and answers  

SRA Financial Services (Scope) Rules 2001 (Updated 1 April 2016)  

SRA Financial Services (Conduct of Business) Rules 2001 (Updated 1 April 2016)  

Find out how your consumer credit activities need to be regulated

or Download navigation tree (PDF)  

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Resources and help

Professional Ethics Guidance team– call our professional ethics advisors for advice on the SRA Handbook.

Contact centre– available to help with most queries.

FCA website – see Authorisation of consumer credit firms and Consumer credit jargon buster.

FCA guide for consumer credit firms

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