A Compliance Boutique

ionStar offers compliance support and advice across financial services, with no retainer fees.

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A Refreshing Approach

Our network approach is unique. We access talent not available through traditional routes.

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Eliminate the Hassles

Free up your time, concentrate on the rest of your business and let ionStar manage your assignments.

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“73% of respondents said they expected the regulatory focus on culture and conduct risk to increase the personal liability of senior managers.”          

Thomson Reuters Cost of Compliance 2017 Report

“Investment in (compliance) capabilities is projected to increase for 89% of institutions over the next two years.”                             

Accenture Compliance and Risk Study 2017

Recent articles


  • "ionStar supported WIBF with a review of the policies relating to data privacy. The engagement was easy and professional and the ionStar professional assigned had extensive experience in the field. I could not be more pleased with the outcome and would highly recommend ionStar"

    Executive Board Member, Women in Banking and Finance

  • “As someone constantly involved in the regulatory environment, it was a breath of fresh air to find a firm like ionStar who from the outset gave me the guidance needed on what before was a daunting task”

    Managing Director, Advisory Services Firm

  • "ionStar's business model is very empowering for both the consultant and the client. It enables the consultant to manage a portfolio of work to suit the time available and for the client it opens a door to a hugely experienced talent bank, people who can fill pretty much any assignment whether it's an authorisation, monitoring, advice or training."

    ionStar Professional

  • “We have found ionStar invaluable in running through the minefield of compliance in the UK”

    Managing Director, Investment Platform



At ionStar we are delighted to be part of the #womeninfinance Charter, which is committing firms to make change. However, we need to keep pushing for gender equality otherwise momentum will be lost. We are the other half after all! #compliance @WIBFtweets twitter.com/hmtreasury/sta…

ionStar MD @ionTim featured in @CISI magazine talking about life as a London Lifeboat Volunteer #flexibleworking #compliance twitter.com/LizHughes2016/…

Congratulations to our founder @LizHughes2016 who was shortlisted for Women of the Year at the #womeninfinance awards! #compliance #nexttime twitter.com/LizHughes2016/…


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