Companies such as Meta, Twitter, Amazon and more have named the possibility of a recession as one of the major contributing factors to mass layoffs. What can your insurance firm do to help navigate the possible upcoming recession?
How Can Insurance Brokers Manage Stress and Mental Health?
Despite progress with the awareness of mental health problems, a recent survey from Ecclesiastical has shown that stress and anxiety continue to increase in financial services. What can insurance brokers do to help manage their mental health?
The Advantages of Inclusive Design
Last week, we looked at how the inclusive design method can be used in the development of products and services. But why might firms choose to overlook the potential pitfalls and focus on the advantages?
SMEs Are Facing An Increasing Risk Of Underinsurance
Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are facing significant levels of uninsured risk, according to recent research. This article looks at some of the key points highlighted from the study and the role brokers will have to play to mitigate these risks in the near future.
Inclusive Design for Products and Services
The products and services outcome rules require firms to ensure that all products and services meet the needs, characteristics, and objectives of customers in the identified target market. How can firms ensure they are taking these into consideration when designing a product or service?
New Appointed Representatives (ARs) Regime Deadline Approaches
Principal firms and their ARs have only a month remaining to meet the new requirements on information and reporting. What are some of the changes and how much of an impact will it have for firms?
The FCA’s New Plan to Address Greenwashing
In an effort to clamp down on greenwashing, the FCA is proposing new measures on how terms like ‘ESG’, ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’ can be used, to help avoid the misleading marketing of products and services.
Distributor’s Responsibilities - The Products and Services Outcome
Last week, we looked at manufacturer's responsibilities under the products and services outcome of the Consumer Duty. But what does it mean for distributors?
Manufacturer Responsibilities - The Product and Services Outcome
The product and services outcome rules are broken down into those that apply to manufacturers and those for distributors. What are the implications for manufacturers?