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Brexit - Protecting EU Workers
Concerns have been expressed by employers in FS about their ability to retain talent and recruit talented workers from the EU.
SMCR extension to all FCA firms
The SMCR took effect for banks in March 2016 and will be extended to the remaining FCA firms by the end of 2018.
Freedom to speak out
New rules for whistleblowing spell cultural change for all regulated firms.
Continued focus on culture change in financial services
The FCA, Bank of England, Banking Standards Board and Government continue to focus changing financial services culture.
The Regulatory References Regime
The regulatory references regime comes in force on 7 March 2017.
Brexit and immigration in Financial Services
Although Article 50 has yet to be triggered it now looks likely to take place by March 2017.
Sector news: employment law update
On 28 September 2016 the FCA and PRA published a package of updated rules, guidance and proposals.
Cultural Risk: Have the banks curbed reckless risk taking enough?
Have the banks curbed reckless risk taking enough? Convicted trader says “profits-first ask-questions later” culture is still alive and well
The new Whistleblowing Regime: The effect on cultural change and the impact for all regulated firms
The FCA and PRA have responded to public demand for greater banking accountability with new whistleblowing rules.