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It can be hard to achieve the perfect work-life balance. However, there are steps we can take to prioritise what matters to us and balance our professional and personal lives successfully.

Under SM&CR, every Senior Manager needs to have a Statement of Responsibilities. However, RWA’s research suggests that 95% of firms interviewed stated that they had yet to put in place an up-to-date Statement of Responsibilities for each of their Senior Managers.

The FCA has issued an update on the steps firms need to take in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on the 31st of October.

Presentations can be daunting – and handling questions can make it even harder. Nathan Matthews looks at how to handle questions and make presentations a success.

Under SM&CR, the fit and proper test is extended to cover Certification Staff and non-approved Non-Executive Directors, as well as Senior Managers. What do fitness and propriety assessments involve, and are firms prepared?

The team at RWA has compiled its quarterly review of the FCA’s communication documents, covering the period from July to September 2019. Take a look and keep up to date with the latest FCA documentation.

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.

Job automation is already part of the world of work. But is it a good thing or a bad thing? Tom Wood explores the practical impact on the workplace. 

With a quarter of people experiencing mental ill-health each year and up to one in six people in work suffering with conditions such as depression, anxiety or stress-related issues, it's important to take wellbeing at work seriously. 

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