The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and the International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG) have launched a new voluntary code of conduct for ESG data providers and ratings in light of increased regulatory focus on greenwashing risks within the industry.
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Emotions are inevitably a part of everyday experiences in the workplace, however, sometimes they can negatively affect others around you. In this article, we look at how being able to understand and regulate your emotions, as well as the emotions of others, is an important skill for the world of work.
Most Common Passwords to Avoid in 2024
Password management system NordPass have released their annual report featuring the top 200 most common passwords for 2023. Is yours on the list?
Breaking Down Barriers – Increasing Consumer’s Access to Financial Services
The FCA has recently proposed new rules to maintain reasonable access to cash for personal and business customers across the UK. This article looks at how firms can mitigate barriers that may prevent consumers from pursuing their financial objectives.
How to combat Decision Paralysis
Decision paralysis can kick in when we are presented with too many options. As more work begins to pile up, it can be difficult to know which tasks to prioritise first. This article looks at ways of overcoming the effects of decision paralysis.
FCA publishes Operational Resilience Consultation Paper
The PRA, FCA and Bank of England have issued a joint Consultation Paper setting out the proposed requirements to be established in terms of rules and accompanying expectations for critical third parties (CTPs).
Maintaining Focus and Productivity
It can be challenging to stay focused and keep on top of tasks and projects during busy work periods, and there is also a risk of burnout. In this article, Regine Tse looks at some simple but effective ways to increase productivity and focus.
FCA Confirms New Sustainability Disclosure and Labelling Regime
The FCA has published new Rules and Guidance concerning sustainability disclosures which, although aimed at the investment sector, includes a specific Rule that applies to all firms.
For the Want of a Nail – How Ignoring a Small Problem Has Big Repercussions
Allowing a problem to go unresolved can be costly. This article explores how seemingly small decisions – or lack of them - can have big consequences in the future.