Having an age-diverse workforce can bring many benefits to an organisation. By making assumptions about individuals on the basis of their age, employers are on dangerous territory – and potentially losing out on skills and experience that could be an asset to their organisation.
Increase in Whistleblowing Complaints to FCA
In 2018, there was a reported 24% increase in the number of whistleblowing complaints to the FCA - an increase which follows the introduction of SM&CR within the financial sector.
Financial Ombudsman Service Award Limits to Increase
The FCA has confirmed that the Financial Ombudsman Service’s award limit is to increase from April 2019.
Where are we now?
David Millett looks at a significant week in Parliament in determining the course of Brexit and the major uncertainties that are likely to remain.
FCA Confirms Proposals in the Event of a No-Deal Brexit
The FCA has confirmed its proposals in the event of a no-deal Brexit, publishing near final rules and guidance which will apply in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019.
Delegating Tasks, Not Accountability
SM&CR aims to make clear where responsibilities lie within an organisation. Nathan Matthews looks at how to delegate effectively, whilst retaining accountability.
Can a landlord benefit from the Berni Inns Defence?
Roger Franklin, Head of Insurance Litigation at Edwin Coe LLP, considers whether a landlord can benefit from the ‘Berni Inns’ defence.
FCA Publish Report into Wholesale Insurance Brokers Market
The FCA has published its final report of the Wholesale Insurance Brokers market study.
Recruitment – What does your firm’s culture say about you?
It’s worth remembering that recruitment is not just about getting the best people for the job, it’s also about demonstrating that you’re an employer who people will want to work for. Lisa Powell explains why recruitment is as much a reflection on the employer as it is on the candidate.