Regulation

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has expressed ‘deep concern’ over reports of sexual harassment and bullying within the London market and has called on the general insurance sector to do more to improve organisational culture.

With the arrival of SM&CR imminent, firms should by now be prepared for the new regime. Here’s what you need to know before the implementation date…

Why more needs to be done on diversity and inclusion, and how this links to the upcoming Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR).

Our research suggests that only 14% of firms have trained all relevant staff on what the conduct rules mean in relation to their individual job role. Does your firm understand what is required under SM&CR?

The FCA has announced potential improvements to its new data collection platform, based on user feedback.

The FCA has recently published the complaints figures for regulated firms for the first half of 2019.

Under SM&CR, every Senior Manager needs to have a Statement of Responsibilities. However, RWA’s research suggests that 95% of firms interviewed stated that they had yet to put in place an up-to-date Statement of Responsibilities for each of their Senior Managers.

The FCA has issued an update on the steps firms need to take in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on the 31st of October.

Under SM&CR, the fit and proper test is extended to cover Certification Staff and non-approved Non-Executive Directors, as well as Senior Managers. What do fitness and propriety assessments involve, and are firms prepared?

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