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What we do

A Compliance Boutique

ionStar offers compliance support and advice across financial services.

A Refreshing Approach

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

Eliminate the Hassles

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

“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

Women in Finance Charter – Two Years In

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As one of the founding signatories of the Women in Finance Charter launched by HM Treasury we are delighted to report on our progress so far. When ionStar signed up…

The benefits of joining Women in Banking and Finance

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See our founder, Liz Hughes, in action explaining the benefits of joining Women in Banking and Finance, a not-for-profit organisation striving to progress the gender agenda. In her spare time…

More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top.

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We are delighted to hear the latest news from HMT regarding the additional 67 firms that have signed up to the Women in Finance Charter. We look forward to seeing…

“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

We’ve published our updated Financial Crime Guide for firms, including a chapter on insider dealing and market manipulation, with a summary of our response to feedback https://t.co/8pxCkfI4uS

Yet another #report on the benefits of #flexibleworking by @YourAAT

“The business case for flexible working really does add up, but there will need to be a cultural shift for it to be embraced and embedded more widely.” https://t.co/VRUQiAvmb9

We’re consulting on changes to the permitted links rules. Our proposals would enable retail investors to invest in a broader range of long-term assets – known as patient capital – in unit-linked funds: https://t.co/eS7OLSHk78