From January 2020, the Monthly Assessments on the Aviva Development Zone will experience minor changes.
Building a Team that Works
Building a team that works is a critical part of leadership. How can we build successful teams?
Connect – Reminder
The FCA has recently been contacting firms to remind them that their firm details on Connect need to be checked at least once a year.
Reflecting on 2019 and Looking Towards 2020
2019 in the general insurance world, saw the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to FCA solo-regulated firms. What impact will this have and what can we expect on the regulatory horizon?
How to Support Staff Experiencing a Mental Health Problem
Everyone has mental health, and this can change from good to poor at any point in our lives, for any number of reasons. How can employers support staff who are experiencing a mental health problem?
CPD – Don’t Leave it Until the Last Moment!
Have you completed your CPD hours for this year? Avoid a last-minute rush and prioritise your professional development sooner rather than later.
SM&CR Extended to FCA Solo-Regulated Firms
On the 9th of December 2019, SM&CR was extended to FCA solo-regulated firms. In this article, we bring together our SM&CR-focused articles from throughout the year.
Empathy in the Workplace
People skills should not be overlooked - they can be as important as technical expertise. Here’s how to better understand others and show empathy in the workplace…
Annual Performance Reviews or Continuous Feedback?
Performance reviews are important, but can often lead to tension and uncertainty among staff. How can the appraisal process be improved to provide a motivating and positive working environment?