The FCA is undertaking work which includes greater scrutiny of firms as they appoint Appointed Representatives (ARs).
Spiritual Wellness – What role can it play in the workplace?
In this article, Laura Findlay focuses on one of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness – spiritual wellness. What are the benefits, and what role can it play in the workplace?
Environmental, Social, and Governance Targets
With COP26 ongoing, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are in the spotlight. In this article, Laura Findlay looks at what firms can do to set their ESG targets.
Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) Guidance
Does your organisation know how to deal with Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)? In this article, Katherine Watkins explains the rules and regulations you need to be aware of.
Flexible Working Update
The government is proposing changes to the way employers must deal with flexible working requests and who will be eligible to make them.
Would your firm’s policy on diversity and inclusion stand up to scrutiny?
A recent speech by the FCA on measuring and assessing culture in financial services has made it clear that firms still have a lot of ground to make up on the issue of diversity and inclusion.
Intellectual Wellness – What is the Business Benefit?
In this article, Laura Findlay focuses on intellectual wellness, exploring how learning and development can be encouraged in the workplace and what the benefits are.
Statutory Sick Pay Recovery for Covid-Related Absence to End
The Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) recovery for coronavirus related absence is to end on 30 September 2021. Here’s what employers need to know…
Integrity, Dishonesty and the FCA
As the FCA has a Decision Notice upheld in the Upper Tribunal, Katherine Watkins looks at the potential implications of an individual’s behaviour - both within and beyond their professional role - from a conduct risk perspective.