The Managers and Compliance Package has been developed to help managers better understand the regulatory framework in which they are working. It is presented as a set of 12 modules containing a Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS) module for those who conduct business falling under the application of CASS. It also incorporates a set of three Senior Managers and Certification Regime modules, specific to your business type, to help you to prepare for the change from the Approved Persons Regime.
Managers who want an introduction or refresher on the UK Financial Regulations, the conduct of business standards and SM&CR, as well as an overview of thematic topics such as conduct risk and treating customers fairly.
These modules will ensure that your employees are aware of their compliance responsibilities. The knowledge gained will help mitigate the risk of compliance breaches and remove legal liability from the organisation in the event of wrongdoing.
14 modules delivering a total of 9 to 10 hours of learning. These modules are not specifically tailored to the vehicle leasing industry.
£99.95 + VAT per learner for an annual subscription. Includes an on-line assessment and a Certificate of Completion for each module. If however, you have a relationship with any of the principle funders mentioned below, you are entitled to a subsidised rate of £69.95 +VAT per learner.
Look at what leadership is and why it is important. Explore some of the myths and the essential qualities demanded of leaders. Focus on different leadership styles and learn how this may help you to lead others more effectively. You will also have the opportunity to apply what you've learned to a specific scenario.
Understand the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) rules for the administration of client assets and client money, including the requirements to segregate and safeguard these assets. Focus on the two chapters: CASS 6 (Custody rules) and CASS 7 (Client Money Rules).
Recognise what conduct risk is and learn how to manage the risk in your business. Understand your role in ensuring proper conduct. Maintaining a reputation for integrity, fairness and exceptional client service can be your biggest asset.
Identify the types of fraud that your company may be exposed to, understand how to prevent internal and external fraud and know when and how to report suspected fraud.
Examine the difference between public and private-side information. Learn what Information Barriers are, the different kinds of Information Barriers and what laws and regulations they help us to comply with.
Learn how the UK's financial services industry is regulated, how these regulations impact everything we do, and that compliance with them is an individual, as well as a collective, responsibility.
Recognise the purpose of the Principles of Businesses, know the 11 principles and how they apply to different types of clients and appreciate the consequences of breaching the Principles.
Learn about the responsibilities of senior managers as covered by the Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls Sourcebook (SYSC) contained within the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Handbook.
Understand the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) rules for training and competence of staff in the financial services sector, why staff need to be supervised and continually assessed as competent.
This module will help support your transition from the Approved Persons Regime to SM&CR. This module in particular applies to you if you are a firm with total intermediary regulated business revenue of £35 million or more per annum, calculated as a three year rolling average and / or You are a firm with annual revenue generate by regulated consumer credit lending of £100m or more calculated as a three year rolling average.
This module will help support your transition from the Approved Persons Regime to SM&CR. This module in particular applies to you if you are a firm currently subject to Limited application of the Approved Persons Regime, which will apply to those firms with Limited FCA Permissions, you will be a Limited Scope SM&CR firm.
This module provides a deeper understanding of why an individual accountability regime is being implemented. After completing this course, the learner will be aware of the three key elements of SM&CR. These elements are The Senior Managers Regime, Certified Persons Regime and the Conduct Rules. The learner will also gain an understanding of how this new regime will impact their firm.
Providing managers and employers with best practice guidance for putting in place effective remote management and engagement strategies. It examines how to manage team collaboration, monitor and enhance productivity, and support employee mental health and wellbeing. It will also consider the extent to which remote working may become the norm, and how organisational cultures will need to evolve to respond – modelling from the top down to support sustainable and successful future working practices.
This module will look at the essentials of business continuity management, how to ensure operational resilience in challenging situations and the key preparations that are needed to restore "Business as Usual (BAU)" operations as fast as possible. This course will prepare you to appreciate the objectives of a business continuity plan, recognise how risks are identified and analysed, know what to include in a risk register, identify the key elements of both a disaster recovery plan and a succession plan and appreciate the importance of effective communication and good PR when dealing with incidents and crises.