Insurance Brokers

There are now only two months to go until the implementation of SM&CR. RWA has interviewed over 140 firms over the past six months and has found that many remain unprepared for the implementation of the new regime on 9 December.

Almost a year since the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) came into force for insurance intermediaries, are firms meeting their training requirements?

With little time remaining until the implementation of SM&CR on the 9th December, is your firm prepared?

The FCA has reminded firms that they need to register for its online platform, Connect, to update their firm details. This will be a requirement from January 2020.

The FCA has recently stepped up its efforts to ensure that firms are prepared for a potential no-deal Brexit. This comes with the warning that firms who are not appropriately prepared may face an impact on their business.

Three years since SM&CR was implemented in the banking sector, the FCA has conducted a review into how effectively the regime has been embedded. What can we learn from this?

The FCA has recently published information on the number of skilled person reports commissioned by them since the start of the year.

RWA is hosting a SM&CR workshop on 12th September 2019 at the Chateau Impney Hotel, Droitwich, Worcestershire.

The term ‘competent’ is frequently used – but how many people actually understand what it means? Robin Wood explains training and competence.

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