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Financial Services, Brexit

Financial services post-Brexit – can the UK and EU reach agreement?

The UK’s battle to contain COVID-19 has detracted from the many uncertainties surrounding Brexit, but in recent weeks, a growing number of reports have focused on the growing likelihood of a potentially damaging ‘no deal’ exit. So, can this be avoided...

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Financial Services, COVID-19

Will firms face a mental health crisis as the COVID-19 lockdown ends?

Research shows many businesses, including those in financial services, must prepare themselves to support growing numbers of employees with mental health problems, which may have begun or worsened because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Although attitudes...

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Financial Services, COVID-19

How will financial services manage the return to work?

From May 11, a growing number of workers began returning to workplaces as the government seeks to get the UK’s economy on what will undoubtedly be a bumpy road to recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. Although financial services has not been as...

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FCA, Financial Services, Insurance, COVID-19

Insurers in the dock as FCA takes High Court action over BI cover and COVID-19

A High Court action being taken by the Financial Conduct Authority and due in July, should provide up to a million businesses with much needed clarity as to whether their business interruption (BI) claim resulting from the UK’s COVID-19 lockdown will...

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Financial Services, Insurance, COVID-19

Covid-19 – is the insurance industry failing to deliver?

Long after lockdown has ended, there could well be ongoing fallout, potentially in the courts, over whether business interruption (BI) claims should have paid out.

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Compliance Management, Financial Services

The 5 biggest challenges to effective compliance management

Compliance is complicated and expensive to manage – often made more so by the very tools and processes intended to get the job done. 

Many compliance teams struggle with clunky, outgrown technology, inefficient processes and significant time can be...

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