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How SM&CR will impact single regulated firms

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) was introduced for dual regulated firms (those regulated by both the FCA and PRA) in March 2016. The spur was a general feeling in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis that the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on leadership and management training

There are more than four million managers working in the UK today. The majority of them never consciously chose to be managers and will have received little or no formal training for their roles. Even among those who have, as … Continue reading

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Preparing for insurance examinations

If you’re looking to build a professional career, the results you achieve in professional examinations really do matter. And when it comes to exams, there’s no substitute for effective revision and sound exam technique. Fortunately, these skills are eminently trainable. … Continue reading

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Getting Data Protection Ready

Insurance firms have a lot on their plates right now in terms of regulation and compliance. The Insurance Distribution Directive (which comes into force in October) and the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (which will be extended to cover all … Continue reading

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Training new employees

Appropriate and timely training plays a key role at every stage in your employees’ careers. But the most crucial time is arguably in the early days, weeks and months after they join your business. These early inputs set the pattern … Continue reading

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