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Family Office
A private wealth management advisory firm serving high net worth individuals or families.

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority - previously FSA) 
The conduct regulator for all of the financial services, firms, and financial markets in the UK, ensuring that the markets are honest, fair and effective.

Finance Institution
A company that provides financial services e.g. a bank, investment management company.

A non-profit organisation providing funding and support to other organisations such as social enterprises, typically through grants.