Giving a presentation can be a nerve-wracking experience, yet it is something that most of us will face at some point during our working lives. Here are some tips for overcoming nervousness when giving a presentation.
Handling criticism is not easy. Whether giving or receiving criticism, it’s important to be able to deal with it positively. Nathan Matthews explains how, with the right attitude, criticism can be viewed as an opportunity to grow.
FCA Announces Priorities for 2019/20
The FCA has published its business plan for 2019/20, announcing its priorities for the year ahead.
Autism in the Workplace
Under the Equality Act 2010, it is a requirement for employers to make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities. Only around 16% of autistic adults are in full time employment, with 32% in some form of paid work, suggesting that employers may need to do more to provide support in the workplace.
The End of the Drinking Culture?
It has been reported that Lloyd’s of London will introduce a new code of conduct in an effort to address problems with drink and drugs at the 331-year-old insurance market.
FCA Warning to General Insurance Firms
The FCA has issued a ‘Dear CEO’ letter to all authorised general insurance firms setting out their expectations regarding the fair treatment of customers in the manufacture and distribution of insurance products.
Leadership in Times of Change
Organisations need to adapt to survive so a good leader needs to manage change effectively. SM&CR is an example of a regulatory change that leaders will need to be prepared for. Nathan Matthews looks at the importance of strong leadership in times of change.
The Pitfalls of Social Media and the Workplace
Social media is a part of our everyday lives – but mixing social media and the workplace can be risky. What are the pitfalls you need to be aware of?
CPD and Why it Matters
The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) has been in force in the UK since 1 October 2018, bringing with it certain professional knowledge and competence requirements – including the regulatory requirement for insurance distribution staff to record 15 hours’ CPD a year. Is your firm meeting regulatory CPD requirements?