We all lead busy lives and as the world changes around us, we have become more conscious about our health. Is it time for business leaders to start considering mindfulness in the workplace for themselves and their employees?
CPD - Keeping up with the A List
A key requirement for maintaining competence is keeping up to date with market activity and thinking...
Talking about Mental Health
Mental health is something we all have. It doesn’t matter who we are – young or old, male or female. Anyone can experience periods of mental ill-health during their lifetime.
The importance of hydration
Remembering to maintain hydration levels when at work can be quite difficult, as we become preoccupied with the everyday tasks we need to complete.
Continual Professional Development (CPD) - Headwind or Tailwind?
“A profitable broker is not a marker of quality, but a quality broker will always be profitable.” Anon
Regulatory Job Specifications (Part 2)
In a previous article we looked at the basics – now let’s expand on what we mean by Knowledge, Understanding and Application.
Job Specifications – A Refresher (Part 1)
The Regulator wants to know that the employee is competent for the job role that they do, at any moment in time. Not what they might do, or what you would like them to be able to do, but what they do, right now...
Reputation before transparency?
What would happen if a professional body or trade association covered up nefarious or improper behaviour by members or officers of that organisation?
Managing risks with a T&C Scheme
Every firm in the UK should be aware of the regulatory changes that are on the horizon, which will require every broker to have a suitable and demonstrable Training & Competence Scheme.