What is a ‘span of control’? This is a question that every firm should be able to answer, but in my experience, few effectively can.

It’s the end of the party season, and for those of us that have been lucky enough to have time-off, it is now time to go back to work and get back into the professional mindset.

The FCA has issued a short consultation of their views around the Duties of Responsibility for FCA regulated firms arising out of the proposed regime (CP17/42).

 RWA Chairman, Terence Clark, provides an overview of the Policy Statement PS17/27, which was recently issued by the FCA.

The FCA wants to ensure that your firm and its business model is fit enough to face future challenges and be around in years to come to service and advise your clients...

The FCA has issued a Final Notice for Bluefin Insurance Services Limited, imposing a penalty of £4,023,800...

February 2018 marks the centenary of women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom; while 100 years may have passed since this landmark achievement, gender inequality is still present in the workplace.

Employers need to be mindful of the challenges associated with gender issues and should identify and address unconscious biases, indirect discrimination or inappropriate behaviour that might exist in their workplace.

Failure to meet any of the five Threshold Conditions will mean that you are in breach of FCA rules - do you fully understand the requirements?

As the year-end approaches, we have dusted off the crystal ball, stirred the tea leaves and rubbed the lucky rabbit's foot to try and see what is in store for insurance brokers in 2018.

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