Workshops and Live Webinars

We are delighted to run the first general insurance compliance workshops and live webinars in the UK that were accredited by our industry’s professional body, the Chartered Insurance Institute. The workshops and live webinars typically have three or four main sessions, led by an appropriate expert from the UKGI team, covering the latest regulatory hot topics.

The booking forms for our next series of workshops and live webinars are available now, below are details of the topics that will be covered, the learning objectives for each webinar and workshop and where to find the booking forms.

For those of you who have not attended one of our workshops before, this is a great opportunity to:

  • listen to expert speakers discussing compliance issues;
  • find out what these mean for your business; and
  • ask questions which will be followed up with you individually.

Please visit the Workshops and Webinars page of our Compliance Consultancy Services for more information about the format of these events.

If you would like to be added to the email notification list for details of dates, please click here or call us on 01925 765777.  You can also ring this number if you wish to discuss the content and objectives of any event in more detail, to help ensure it meets your requirements.

Our current events

Booking is now available for our 2022 spring workshop and webinar series

London Workshop

We are now taking bookings for our 2022 spring London workshop:

  • Thursday 24th March – 10:30am – taking place at  ST. Helens 1 Undershaft, London, United Kingdom, EC3P 3DQ

Aviva has very kindly agreed to host our London workshop in its prestigious St Helen’s office in the very spacious auditorium, which should allow plenty of room for delegates if social distancing remains advisable.

There will be lunch as usual after the morning workshop and this will be followed by a meet and mingle session with UKGI staff, as well as staff from our training and HR divisions. This session, which will last for two and a half hours and will provide two and a quarter hours of structured CPD time, is intended to provide opportunities for discussion and for delegates to ask questions. As we have not had the opportunity to see clients face to face for some time, we wanted to enable everyone to make the most of this opportunity for dialogue.

The Topics to be covered in our London workshop are:

  • A proposed new Consumer Duty
  • The Appointed Representatives regime (including IARs) – FCA Consultation
  • Operational resilience
  • A regulatory round-up including:

–  A reminder of the Senior Manager Attestation for compliance with ICOBS 6B

–  REP021 – a walkthrough

–  Diversity and inclusion and considerations for firms following the FCA’s discussion paper DP 21/2: “Diversity and inclusion in the financial sector – working together to drive change”

–  Any other regulatory hot topics emerging 

As usual, the workshop will be CII accredited and attract CPD hours; participants in the sessions will be emailed a CPD certificate.

Agenda

Session 1 – A proposed new Consumer Duty

A look at the proposed Consumer Duty and expectations for firms as highlighted in the FCA’s consultation paper CP21/13: “A new Consumer Duty”. In this session we will be discussing the implications a new Consumer Principle, Crosscutting Rules and the expectations for firms …

Session 2 – Appointed Representatives regime (including IARs)

In this session we’ll be looking the FCA’s approach to addressing potential harm and actions for firms with highlights following the consultation, expectations for the Draft Rules and what these mean for firms.

Session 3 – Operational resilience

In this session we will look at the FCA’s expectations for firm resilience and remote / hybrid working practices, appropriate governance, and oversight .

Session 4 – A regulatory round-up

This is our usual regulatory round-up session scanning the horizon of what else is current in regulation.  Among other topics, this will include a reminder of the Senior Manager Attestation for compliance with ICOBS 6B, REP021 – a walkthrough, a look into diversity and inclusion and considerations for firms following the FCA’s discussion paper DP 21/2: “Diversity and inclusion in the financial sector – working together to drive change”, and a look at any other regulatory hot topics emerging.

Learning Objectives

To support CPD, we include learning objectives for our workshops.

Overall objective for the workshop

By the end of the event delegates will be able to describe the implications of recent regulatory developments and identify any timescales for taking action.

Session 1 – A proposed new Consumer Duty

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the FCA’s proposals and the elements of the overall FCA proposition
  • Explain the possible considerations for their firms following the FCA’s consultation on a new ‘Consumer Duty’
  • Understand the implications of the new Rules in relation to the four required outcomes and how they cross over with existing Handbook rules impacting insurance distributors

Session  2 – Appointed Representatives regime (including IARs)

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the key areas of the FCA’s Consultation proposals and the main areas of FCA focus
  • Explain the key terminology, what it means, and what it means for their firms and their sources of business
  • Identify the implications of the new proposals and how they apply to their firms.

Session 3 – Operational resilience

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the Regulator’s requirements for and expectations of firms
  • Identify areas of focus for the Regulator, including its recent work on remote and hybrid working
  • Explain what their firms must implement to meet the Regulator’s requirements

Session 4 – Regulatory round-up

By the end of this session delegates will be able to describe, identify and explain:

  • The importance for Senior Managers completing the Attestation to have sufficient evidence available to establish that the firm is operating in compliance with the rules within ICOBS 6B.
  • The sections of REP021 the firm is required to complete and understand what information needs to be included, and where.
  • The possible implications for their firms following the FCA’s discussion paper on diversity and inclusion
  • Other key sector developments including FCA updates in relation to emerging sector issues

To book onto the London Workshop please click here.

Spring Workshop Webinar Series

We are now taking bookings for our 2022  spring workshop webinars taking place on these dates:

  • Tuesday 29th March – 11am
  • Thursday 31st  March – 11am
  • Tuesday 5th April – 11am
  • Thursday 7th April – 11am

The Topics to be covered in our webinar series will mirror those of the London workshop and include some additional time to cover off any questions raised during the London workshop.

Each webinar will run for approximately 45 minutes and participants will have an opportunity to submit questions on each topic both before and during the webinar (follow-up answers will be provided).  As with our workshops, our webinars are CII accredited and attract CPD hours; participants in the webinars will be emailed a CPD certificate for all sessions attended at the end of the series of webinars.

As you have workshops as part of your UKGI services, attending the London workshop and access to all four webinars is covered by your membership fee.

If you are unable to make the date of the London workshop or any of any of the live webinars, we will include a link to a recorded version of the webinar once they are posted online.

Agenda

Session 1 – A proposed new Consumer Duty – Tuesday 29 March – 11am

A look at the proposed Consumer Duty and expectations for firms as highlighted in the FCA’s consultation paper CP21/13: “A new Consumer Duty”. In this session we will be discussing the implications a new Consumer Principle, Crosscutting Rules and the expectations for firms …

Session 2 – Appointed Representatives regime (including IARs) – Thursday 31st March – 11am

In this session we’ll be looking the FCA’s approach to addressing potential harm and actions for firms with highlights following the consultation, expectations for the Draft Rules and what these mean for firms.

Session 3 – Operational resilience – Tuesday 5th April – 11am

In this session we will look at the FCA’s expectations for firm resilience and remote / hybrid working practices, appropriate governance, and oversight .

Session 4 – A regulatory round-up – Thursday 7th April – 11am

This is our usual regulatory round-up session scanning the horizon of what else is current in regulation.  Among other topics, this will include a reminder of the Senior Manager Attestation for compliance with ICOBS 6B, REP021 – a walkthrough, a look into diversity and inclusion and considerations for firms following the FCA’s discussion paper DP 21/2: “Diversity and inclusion in the financial sector – working together to drive change”, and a look at any other regulatory hot topics emerging.

Learning Objectives

To support CPD, we include learning objectives for our workshops.

Overall objective for the workshop

By the end of the event delegates will be able to describe the implications of recent regulatory developments and identify any timescales for taking action.

Session 1 – A proposed new Consumer Duty

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the FCA’s proposals and the elements of the overall FCA proposition
  • Explain the possible considerations for their firms following the FCA’s consultation on a new ‘Consumer Duty’
  • Understand the implications of the new Rules in relation to the four required outcomes and how they cross over with existing Handbook rules impacting insurance distributors

Session  2 – Appointed Representatives regime (including IARs)

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the key areas of the FCA’s Consultation proposals and the main areas of FCA focus
  • Explain the key terminology, what it means, and what it means for their firms and their sources of business
  • Identify the implications of the new proposals and how they apply to their firms.

Session 3 – Operational resilience

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the Regulator’s requirements for and expectations of firms
  • Identify areas of focus for the Regulator, including its recent work on remote and hybrid working
  • Explain what their firms must implement to meet the Regulator’s requirements

Session 4 – Regulatory round-up

By the end of this session delegates will be able to describe, identify and explain:

  • The importance for Senior Managers completing the Attestation to have sufficient evidence available to establish that the firm is operating in compliance with the rules within ICOBS 6B.
  • The sections of REP021 the firm is required to complete and understand what information needs to be included, and where.
  • The possible implications for their firms following the FCA’s discussion paper on diversity and inclusion
  • Other key sector developments including FCA updates in relation to emerging sector issues

To book onto the spring workshop webinars please click here.

* Pricing

£200 per delegate for the London Workshop and the Workshop Webinar Series. UKGI members receive a 25% discount on the standard rate for any delegate places which are in addition to any places within their membership package. 

CPD

These workshops and webinars qualify towards your CII member CPD scheme requirements and your FCA insurance distribution CPD requirements. Certificates will be emailed to delegates following each event.

Refreshments (applies to face-to-face workshops only)

The face-to-face workshops include pre-event refreshments on arrival, a refreshment break and lunch after the event, providing a great opportunity to network with other delegates.

Chartered Insurance Institute

Demonstrates the quality of the training provider’s course and confirms that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

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