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SMCR: what does ‘fit and proper’ mean in a pandemic?

Apr 17, 2020
Heather Tilston
9 December 2020 will mark one year since the SMCR (Senior Managers and Certification Regime) replaced the Approved Persons Regime for solo-regulated firms. It's also the deadline for those firms to submit a list of certified individuals to the FCA. So what should firms be doing now, how does the current coronavirus pandemic affect things and what do they need to consider?
SMCR: what does ‘fit and proper’ mean in a pandemic?
SMCR article

SMCR: what does ‘fit and proper’ mean in a pandemic?

Apr 17, 2020
Heather Tilston
SMCR: what does ‘fit and proper’ mean in a pandemic?

Sustainable finance: the next steps

Apr 15, 2020
Mark Jeavons
Mark Jeavons, Senior Economist at Aon, looks at what regulators, government and the banking and finance sector need to do to tackle climate change.
Sustainable finance: the next steps
Climate Change

Sustainable finance: the next steps

Apr 15, 2020
Mark Jeavons
Sustainable finance: the next steps

Financial advisers and social distancing

Apr 08, 2020
Juno Baker
Are you a financial adviser in lockdown? Find out how to communicate with customers, adapt your work and get yourself, and your company, ready for when this crisis is over.
Financial advisers and social distancing
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Financial advisers and social distancing

Apr 08, 2020
Juno Baker
Financial advisers and social distancing

The future for banking and employment

Apr 03, 2020
Ouida Taaffe, Rob Thompson and Heather Tilston
Find out about the key challenges in banking and finance, and what the priorities are for banks, and why developing skills in the workforce is so important for the future of financial services.
The future for banking and employment
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The future for banking and employment

Apr 03, 2020
Ouida Taaffe, Rob Thompson and Heather Tilston
The future for banking and employment

How to study from home

Apr 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Five tips on how to study and keep up with schoolwork on lockdown, to help you adjust to the new routine, keep up with school and make the most of your education while social distancing.
How to study from home
Woman biting down on a pencil while studying

How to study from home

Apr 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
How to study from home

Public financing and sustainability

Mar 30, 2020
Ben Caldecott
Public finance has a vital role to play in the transition to an environmentally sustainable world. Now is an opportunity for a rethink, says Ben Caldecott, as he sets out recommendations on how governments and public bodies can support banking and business.
Public financing and sustainability
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Public financing and sustainability

Mar 30, 2020
Ben Caldecott
Public financing and sustainability

Debt Awareness Week

Mar 27, 2020
Mutahara Gofur
For Debt Awareness Week we look at how to get help with personal finance from your bank, utilities and government, and how to budget to get your finances in good shape for the future.
Debt Awareness Week
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Debt Awareness Week

Mar 27, 2020
Mutahara Gofur
Debt Awareness Week

How financial education can change lives

Mar 23, 2020
Juno Baker
Financial capability can help people turn their lives around. This story looks at how our Lessons in Financial Education (LiFE) programme helped one young person determine her future and make plans.
How financial education can change lives
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How financial education can change lives

Mar 23, 2020
Juno Baker
How financial education can change lives

Bank of England cuts rates to stop market disorder

Mar 20, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Bank of England cuts rates to stop market disorder
Graphic of bull and bear fighting

Bank of England cuts rates to stop market disorder

Mar 20, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Bank of England cuts rates to stop market disorder