Under SM&CR, Senior Managers must ensure that, where they delegate their responsibilities, this is to an appropriate person and that they oversee this effectively. What does responsible and effective delegation look like in practice?
FCA is Encouraging Firms to Develop Purposeful Cultures
The FCA has published a discussion paper on driving purposeful cultures in financial services. It aims to encourage firms to embed healthy purposeful cultures which will lead to good outcomes for customers, employees and investors.
SM&CR – Implementing Lasting Change
It’s been over a month since the arrival of SM&CR. How can firms ensure that SM&CR becomes ‘business as usual’ in 2020, and not something they need to be concerned about?
Q4 2019 Summary of FCA Communication Documents
The team at RWA has compiled its quarterly review of the FCA’s communication documents, covering the period from October to December 2019. Take a look and keep up to date with the latest FCA documentation.
FCA Warns Against Non-Financial Misconduct
The FCA has issued a ‘Dear CEO’ letter warning managers in general insurance to be proactive in tackling issues of non-financial misconduct.
Reflecting on 2019 and Looking Towards 2020
2019 in the general insurance world, saw the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to FCA solo-regulated firms. What impact will this have and what can we expect on the regulatory horizon?
CPD – Don’t Leave it Until the Last Moment!
Have you completed your CPD hours for this year? Avoid a last-minute rush and prioritise your professional development sooner rather than later.
SM&CR Extended to FCA Solo-Regulated Firms
On the 9th of December 2019, SM&CR was extended to FCA solo-regulated firms. In this article, we bring together our SM&CR-focused articles from throughout the year.
Annual Performance Reviews or Continuous Feedback?
Performance reviews are important, but can often lead to tension and uncertainty among staff. How can the appraisal process be improved to provide a motivating and positive working environment?