Monthly Archives: November 2015

Consumer Credit regulation

The FCA took over from the Office of Fair Trading as the body responsible for regulating Consumer Credit in the UK in April last year. This transfer completed HMG’s plan to bring conduct of business regulation under a single financial … Continue reading

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Skills gap solutions

In this week’s Post Magazine Editor Stephanie Denton reports that within the insurance sector, “the vast majority (81%) of employers now say they are struggling to get the expertise they need, a 20% increase on the 2013 figures.” “This may … Continue reading

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FCA regulation: a brief introduction for insurance brokers

The FCA’s proactive and pre-emptive philosophy is very different to that of previous insurance regulator, the FSA. If you’re not sure how it differs, you really should be! Searchlight Insurance Training’s half-day workshop on FCA regulation of Insurance Brokers explores the new regulator’s ideas … Continue reading

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New intensive two-hour introduction to data protection workshop

Searchlight Insurance Training has just launched an intensive two-hour SearchBite training workshop that provides a succinct high-impact introduction to the key implications of current Data Protection and Information Security law for the General Insurance sector. The Data Protection Act controls how businesses may use customers and … Continue reading

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Is industrial deafness the new whiplash?

Hearing loss has long been an endemic hazard of the industrial workplace. Modern Health and Safety practices have helped employers manage and contain the risk of hearing loss their employees face. This and the gradual decline of heavy industry in … Continue reading

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Total liability

OK, deep breath…Liabilities (Understanding the relationship between PI, D&O and General Liabilities and recognising gaps in cover) is one of Searchlight Insurance Training’s most helpful and instructive one-day workshops. Ideally suited for those with some knowledge of general employers’ liability and … Continue reading

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