FCA Policy Templates and Procedures are the foundation of financial and credit compliance programs. To ensure compliance with the FCA Handbook and supporting Sourcebooks, those authorised by the FCA must meet the mandatory minimum policy requirements. Our experienced team have been working in regulatory compliance for nearly 20 years. We provide more than 6000 organisations […]
What is a Compliance Breach? The general definition of a compliance breach is any divergence from a standard operating procedure (SOP). Such divergence usually results in a failure to meet the required compliance standards. These can be regulatory, contractual or legal standards. Some industries also follow specific codes of conduct which require the following of […]
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FCA to Regulated Funeral Plan Providers From 29th July 2022, the FCA will take over regulation of the pre-paid funeral plan sector. Governance prior to that date has been provided by The Funeral Planning Authority (FPA), who have been regulating providers of prepaid funeral plans across the UK since 2002. The FCA’s main aims when […]
What is a Fitness & Propriety Test? The FCA make it mandatory for certain firms to assessing and verify the fitness and propriety of any employee who is (or will be) carryng out a Controlled Function; Senior Management Function; and/or a Certification Function. This requirement ensures that roles posing a significant impact or risk to […]
What is a Responsibilities Map? There are numerous mandatory requirements in the FCA’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR). Whilst the FCA provide a free template for completing the Statement of Responsibility (SoR), enhanced firms also need a Management Responsibilities Map to support the individual Statements of Responsibility (SoR). The Responsibilities Map template should consist […]
Any policy within a business should start by defining what the included content covers. The introduction does not need to be extensive. However, it should give anyone referring to the policy sufficient information to understand what the policy relates to.
Money laundering is the term used to describe the process or act of disguising or hiding the original ownership of money that has been obtained through criminal acts such as terrorism, corruption or fraud. Such monies are then moved through legitimate businesses or sources to make it appear ‘clean’.
The fair treatment of consumers and vulnerable customer awareness has always been one of the FCA’s key priorities, but with the publication of guidance paper FG21/1 in February 2021, the regulator has set out numerous objectives, obligations and expectations that all regulated firms are required to understand and meet.
Vulnerable customer awareness goes hand in hand in Treating Customers Fairly (TCF), which is one of the FCA’s principles for business. Ensuring good outcomes and that all interactions and communications are fair, consistent and compliant are mandatory requirements.
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Our bespoke FCA Compliance Manual comes with a 300+ page main manual, as well as over 100 policy and procedure templates. Firms who must comply with the FCA regulations can hit the ground running with this extensive package. All parts of the manual and supporting policies are fully customisable and provided in a Word format.