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FCA releases key findings regarding Coronavirus related forbearance

March 25th saw the publication of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) key findings in relation to Coronavirus related forbearance.

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The PRA and FCA release their Policy Statements for Operational Resilience

In line with their promise to deliver a Policy Statement for Operational Resilience by the end of Q1 2021, the FCA and PRA hit a buzzer-beating submission with their outputs this morning. The Policy ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Banking, Professional Services, Flexible, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

March 29, 2021
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New Comprehensive CASS Learning Programme Announced

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our Client Asset and Money protection(CASS) knowledge and awareness learning packages. We now offer 12 different CASS courses, all delivered by ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Learning

March 18, 2021
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PRA reveal their six priorities for UK deposit takers in 2021

As calendars are prepared to be turned over to 2021, the PRA have set out their priorities for the upcoming year for UK deposit takers in a letter to CEOs. Whilst there are no real surprises given ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Investment Management, operational resilience

December 15, 2020
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Understanding the drivers for Barclays’ £26 million fine for treatment of customers in financial difficulty

On Tuesday 15 December, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published their Final Notice on regulatory action that resulted in a £26m fine for Barclays.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Banking, Consumer

December 15, 2020
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The Investment Firms Prudential Regime – areas to consider when getting started

Yesterday morning the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed that, considering the scale of regulatory reform due in 2021, the UK’s Investment Firms Prudential Regime (IFPR) will now be ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Investment Management, Prudential regime

November 17, 2020
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How has COVID-19 affected new hires and leavers?

Looking back on the last eight months, it would be a gross understatement to say that 2020 has been a tumultuous year for professionals.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Professional Services, Data Privacy & Information Security, Talent Solutions

August 27, 2020
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Coronavirus and safeguarding customers’ funds: proposed guidance for payment firms

On the 22nd May, the FCA released a consultation, outlining additional temporary guidance to support payment firms and their prudential risk management. Given the unprecedented circumstances of the ...

Topics: Risk Management

June 4, 2020
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Operational Resilience in the face of COVID-19

COVID-19 has now officially been declared a Pandemic by the World Health Organisation and a public health emergency, impacting people’s lives, businesses and the wider economy.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Banking, Professional Services, Flexible, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

March 12, 2020
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